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School year group table

Children are usually grouped with children of the same age.

Starting school dates

Below is a table to show when your child would be starting school and when to apply for a school place.

When to apply for a school place
 Date of birth Starting school When to apply
1 September 2018 to 31 August 2019 September 2023 from 1 September 2022 to 15 January 2023
1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020 September 2024 from 1 September 2023 to 15 January 2024
1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021 September 2025 from 1 September 2024 to 15 January 2025

School year groups based on date of birth

The table below shows the date of birth of your child and which school year they would belong in.

Which school year to apply for
 Date of birth School year 20022/23 Age
September 2004 to August 2005 Year 13 17 to 18
September 2005 to August 2006 Year 12 16 to 17
September 2006 to August 2007 Year 11 15 to 16
September 2007 to August 2008 Year 10 14 to 15
September 2008 to August 2009 Year 9 13 to 14
September 2009 to August 2010 Year 8 12 to 13
September 2010 to August 2011 Year 7 11 to 12
September 2011 to August 2012 Year 6 10 to 11
September 2012 to August 2013 Year 5 9 to 10
September 2013 to August 2014 Year 4 8 to 9
September 2014 to August 2015 Year 3 7 to 8
September 2015 to August 2016 Year 2 6 to 7
September 2016 to August 2017 Year 1 5 to 6
September 2017 to August 2018 Reception 4 to 5