Coniston C Of E Primary School

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16th January 21
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Starting School


Starting school is one of those milestones in life for both parents and child alike; it is exciting and perhaps a little daunting at the same time. Here at Coniston Primary School we aim to ensure that it is a positive experience to enable children to become confident and happy in their new surroundings.

We look forward to getting to know your child and working in partnership with you as parents. If you have any further queries please feel free to contact us.

How to apply for primary school?


Information about this is available mid September in the year before your child can start school.  The closing date for Reception applications to start in September 2019 is 15th January 2019.

The closing date is very important.  Don't let your child miss out by applying late.

Information and an application form can be obtained from the school office, your pre-school provider and/or Cumbria County Council website, click here.

Parents will be notified by the local authority of their school allocation in April 2019.

Moving into the area?


If you are moving into the area and interested in finding out more about Coniston Primary School, please give us a call. We are very happy to meet you and show you around school. To transfer primary schools you will asked to complete an 'InYear Transfer Form' - these are available in school or online here.