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Applying for a school place

We would love to welcome you to Langdale CE Primary School. We take children from the age of 3 up to the age of 11. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and will give you a flavour of what we have to offer in our idyllic setting here in the heart of the Lake District National Park, just outside Ambleside. To arrange a visit, please telephone the school office on 015394 37204 or email 


To watch the virtual open day video click here

In-year Admissions


To apply for a place at Langdale Church of England Primary School outside the admissions window, please complete the form below and return to the school office, either in person, by post, or email to

Nursery Admissions


We offer all 3 and 4 year old's up to 15 hours a week of free nursery provision from the term after their 3rd birthday. Some children may be eligible for an additional 15 hours of nursery education - click here for more information or see the form below.


Children born between 1 January 2020 and 31 March 2020 can receive their free 15 hours a week from April 2023.

Children born between 1 April 2020 and 31 August 2020 can receive their free 15 hours a week from September 2023.

Children born between 1 September 2020 and 31 December 2020 can receive their free 15 hours a week from January 2024.


To apply for a Nursery place, please complete the form below and return to the school office.

Nursery Application form and details of additional funded hours

Applying for a Reception Place September 2023


If you live in Cumbria and your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019, they will be due to start school in Reception year group in September 2023. 

You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a place, even if your child is currently in our nursery class.

The online application system for applying for a reception place is now open – please click here to access. 

Parents who cannot, or do not wish to, make an online application can apply on form SA1 (available from the school office).

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2023.

If you would like more information on applying for a place at Langdale CE Primary School please do not hesitate to contact Mr Gavin Clayton on 015394 37204.
We are happy to send you our admissions pack with further details. We look forward to hearing from you.