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We are delighted that you are considering Gilsland C E Primary School for your child. If you would like your child to attend our school, please see our Admissions Policy on our policies page.

We welcome applications to any year group; visits can be arranged by contacting the school office. To make sure that our school is right for you and your child please make an appointment to talk to us further and come and have a look around.

If you would like to apply for a nursery, reception or in-year school place, click here. This will direct you to the Cumbria County Council admissions page. The deadline for applying for a reception place is 15th January each year. You will then hear back from the Local Authority regarding place allocations by April.

Alternatively, you can contact School Admissions on 01228 221582 or write to them at the following address:

School Admissions
Children & Families Services
Cumbria County Council
117 Botchergate
Carlisle, CA1 1RD

The Local Authority’s booklet Starting school in Cumbria is available for Parents/Carers to view on the Cumbria County Council’s website. This booklet is also available in hard copy from the School Office.