Starting school or moving up to Junior school

13. If you do not need or want the place offered to your child


Your child may no longer need a place in a Buckinghamshire primary school. This might be because you are moving away or have a place for your child at an independent school. You must let us know by 30 April 2019 and confirm which school your child will be going to in September.

You can do this online by using our contact us form. This is also the case if you are responding to an offer that has been made in a later allocation round.

You may decide that you do not want to accept the place we have offered your child. If so, let us know if you have made other arrangements for September. We recommend that you accept our offer to make sure that your child has a school place for September 2019.

It is important that if you have secured an alternative school for your child, you decline our offer of a school place so that we can offer it to another child.

We would like to remind the parents of all statutory school age children that it is your legal responsibility to ensure that your child receives a suitable education and that where we believe this may not be the case we will ask the council's Education Entitlement Team to check this with you.

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Last updated: 12 March 2019

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