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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 


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.


If your child's third birthday falls between:

Your child will become eligible from:

1 January and 31 March

The start of the Summer Term (April)

1 April and 31 August

The start of the Autumn Term (September)

1 September and 31 December

The start of the Spring Term (January)


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

Applying for a Reception Place September 2025


If you live in Cumbria and your child was born between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022, they will be due to start school in Reception year group in September 2026. 

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 2025.

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.