Families moving into the area
If you are moving into the local area and wish to apply for a place for your child/ren in a Knowsley school, wherever possible, you are advised to make your application at least four to six weeks in advance of your move taking place to allow time for your application to be processed. this is particularly important if the move means that your child/ren cannot continue to attend their current school due to distance.
It is advisable to check the likely availability of school places with the school or Knowsley School Admissions as some schools may be fully subscribed in some year groups and will not be able to offer a place for your child/ren. There is no guarantee that siblings will be placed in the same school.
If you have moved to the Knowsley area and your child is without a school place, please contact the admissions team so that your child/ren details can be recorded for monitoring puposes.
If your child has an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) and you are considering requesting a school transfer, you should contact your local authority SEN officer before making any request for transfer.
The local authority will not normally pay additional costs of transport or uniform associated with an in-year transfer.
In-year applications are not be processed during school holiday periods.
In-year applications are not processed during school holiday periods.
To apply for a school outside of Knowsley, please contact the relevant local authority.