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Admission Arrangements

Starting Primary School in 2019


Admissions arrangements for families with children wishing to join our Foundation Stage class for 2019-2020 are co-ordinated by Rutland County Council. Applications for children living in Rutland should be made directly to Rutland County Council.  The booklet 'Starting Primary School in Rutland' and an application form will be available on their website from mid-October 2018. This application round is for children whose date of birth falls on or between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015.    


The general admissions round for 2019-2020 closed on 15 January 2019. Please contact Rutland County Council for information if you wish to make a late application. 


Families living outside Rutland should contact their own local authority for advice on how to make an application.  For families living overseas, an application can be submitted to the local authority area that they are moving to.

The national offer date is 16 April 2019. 

Timeline for Appeals

For applicants starting primary school for the first time in 2019


National Offer Date

16th April 2019

Deadline to lodge an appeal

09:00 on 24th May 2019

Notification of Hearing (venue, date and time) and Statement of Case sent to Appeallants

By 4th June 2019

Deadline for on-time appeals to be heard

25th June 2019

Decision letter sent

(subject to any unforeseen circumstances)

Within 5 working days of the Hearing


Appeals for school places at Cottesmore Academy are heard by Peterborough City Council.  Applicants wishing to appeal against a decision, should contact the Appeals Administrator for information and advice.


Peterborough City Council

Legal Services

2nd Floor, Sand Martin House

Bittern Way

Fletton Quays

Peterborough  PE2 8TY


Tel: 01733 452589


In Year Admissions


Applications for school places in-year should be made directly to Cottesmore Academy using the form below. Please send your completed form to:


Cottesmore Academy 

Kendrew Barracks



LE15 7BA