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Welcome to
Carlton Junior and Infant School


Welcome to Carlton J & I School
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Carlton School is a non-selective school taking pupils in accordance with the Kirklees Admission Procedures, the information can be found below. We are a 1 form entry school with a maximum of 30 children in our Key Stage 1 classes and 33 children in our Key Stage 2 classes.

To help in your choice of Primary School, you are welcome to book a visit to Carlton via the school office. It is essential you book first to ensure that a member of staff is available to show you around.

Admissions to our School are controlled by the Local Authority.

You can access the Kirklees Admissions Policy by clicking here.

Admissions for Primary and Middle School Place

Children can start in Reception at primary school from the September after their fourth birthday. However, by law children don’t have to start school until the beginning of the term after their fifth birthday.

The Table below shows you when you are able to apply for a school place for your child. You can apply online for a primary school or middle school place between 1 September 2021 and 15 January 2022.

Child is Born BetweenStarts Primary SchoolApply Between
1 September 2017 - 31 August 2018September 2022September 2021 - January 2022
1 September 2018 - 31 August 2019September 2023September 2022 - January 2023
1 September 2019 - 31 August 2020September 2024September 2023 - January 2024

Guidance for applying for a Primary School place, the timetable for admissions and how to apply can be found by clicking this link to the local authority website.

Moving Your Child to another School

Use this form if you are moving your child from another school 


If you are refused a place at our school or you are not happy with the school that admissions have allocated your child then you have the right to appeal.

When appealing it is important for you to stay within any timetable given for your appeal process. You must state all the information on which your appeal is based in your written statement of appeal. If you miss the last date to ask for an appeal it may result in a delay in hearing your appeal.

After submitting your appeal, the clerk of the appeal panel will write to you about the appeal hearing and all the procedures will be explained. An independent appeal panel hears appeals. You must also inform the appeals panel if you intend to call any witnesses or be represented at the appeal hearing.

You can start your appeal by clicking the link below:

Appeal typeAppeals received byAppeals will be heard by
Starting school for the first timeMonday 23 May 2022Monday 25 July 2022
Transfer to junior/middle schoolMonday 23 May 2022Monday 25 July 2022
Transfer to high schoolTuesday 29 March 2022Wednesday 15 June 2022
Waiting Lists

If you are unsuccessful at receiving a place at your chosen school, in some cases you may be added to a waiting list. Click the link here to find out more about Admissions waiting lists: https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/admissions/apply-primary-school-place.aspx

Contacting Kirklees Admissions

Website: www.kirklees.gov.uk/admissions

Telephone: 01484 225007

Email: schooladmissions@kirklees.gov.uk

Address: School Admissions, First Floor, Kirkgate Buildings, Byram Street,
Huddersfield HD1 1BY

Carlton Junior and Infant School
Upper Road, Dewsbury,
West Yorkshire, WF13 2DQ

Tel: 01924 325265
Fax: -
E-mail: office.carlton@kirkleeseducation.uk

If you have any queries or require further information please contact school by email, telephone or letter and the office staff (Mrs O'Brien or Mrs Hussain) will be more than happy to help in any way they can.

Headteacher: Ms Mahmood
Chair of Governors: Mr A Afzal
SENCO: Miss E Hewitt