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In Year Application Information

Moving schools at any point between Year R and Year 6 is called an ‘In-Year’ admission.

Please visit the Southampton City Council website and click on ‘make an in-year application’. You will then be able to register and log on to their on-line system.

Alternatively, please speak to Mel Saunders (School Admissions Officer) on 023 8026 9722/ who will be able to provide you with the application form to complete. All paper applications need to be returned directly to Tanners Brook Primary School.

Paper copies are also available for collection from the school reception.

Parents will be notified with the outcome of their application within 10 school days.

All parents have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel against the decision not to admit their child to Tanners Brook Primary School. If you would like to appeal against this decision, please visit to complete the online appeal form.


Southampton City Council manages main round admissions for Year R

All In Year applications for Tanners Brook Primary School are processed from a central office based at Thornden School.

Any enquires regarding admissions should be made to Mel Saunders on 023 8026 9722 or via email


Key dates for Year R 2024 Main Admission Round:

5 September 2023

Application round opens for Year R applicants

14 January 2024

National closing date for Year R applications

14 April 2024

National Offer Day

September 2024

New intake starts at school


Year R application deadline is 14 January 2024


External Web Links:

School catchment finder for Southampton

Southampton City Council Admissions Website