Parents applying for a school place in Warwickshire can now
take advantage of interactive maps which show the priority
area school for their home address.
Parents are free to apply for a place at any school but an
application for the priority area school is often more
likely to be successful.
Up until recently parents wanting to find out the priority area school for a particular
address needed to either contact the School Admissions
Service or consider a written description of the area.
A new tool now available on the Warwickshire County Council
website allows parents to receive instant confirmation of
the priority area school by simply inputting their postcode
and clicking on their house using the interactive map.
Brief information on the school is available along with a
link to the school’s website.
The project has been led by Bern Timings from the School
Admissions Team. Having dealt directly with parents
applying for a school place, Bern understands perfectly the
importance of the admissions process.
He said: “Deciding on which school to apply for a place at
is a very important decision for parents. In Warwickshire
we’re determined to make this process as easy as possible
and this new system will make a real difference to the
Maps are available for primary and secondary schools as
well as the priority circles for Warwickshire’s grammar
schools in the relevant sections on the webpage