We are moving into a new catchment area - will our daughter miss out on our preferred primary school?

Primary school offer day  is arguably one of the most tense days in the education calendar. Will your child get into your preferred school? Will the fact you are slightly outside the catchment area make a difference? Will you get any offers at all? It's understandable that tensions run high.


However, before the fateful day even arrives, first parents have to apply to the local authority for a place.


The deadline for primary school applications is fast approaching. On January 15 - as teenagers across the country face the university application deadline - their younger cousins will be facing the start of their education journey.


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