For children starting primary school in September 2024, the deadline for applications is 15 January 2024.

The school admissions application process and guidance can be found on the Cumberland Council website.  If you have any queries, please contact:

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A WORD version of form SA1 application form can be completed electronically and sent to School Admissions by email to

A PDF version of the application form can be downloaded with completed forms returned to either your child’s referred school or send it to School Admissions at:  School Admissions and Appeals, Cumberland Council, PO Box 415, Carlisle.  CA1 9GU