Deadline looming for school places in Portsmouth

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Time is running out to apply for infant and primary school places in Portsmouth.

If a child was born between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012, they will start school in September 2016.

If a child is currently in year 2 of an infant school, you will need to apply for their junior school place.

The deadline for both applications is next Friday.

Apply online at and you can log in and change it at any time before midnight on the closing date.

Parents will receive an email notification of the outcome on allocation day next year.

Alternatively, parents can call (023) 9268 8008 to request a form.

Late application will affect your chance of getting a place at your preferred school.