For mainstream schools, your child will follow the normal admissions process. You can find more information and apply for a school place online by visiting the School Admissions page or ring the School Admissions Team on 01752 307481.
Plymouth has 10 Specialist Support Centres covering a range of special educational needs. Each of these Support Centres is attached to a mainstream school, so that pupils who attend have the opportunity to work alongside other mainstream pupils, whilst attending specialist groups and classes with specialist teachers and health professionals.
To attend a Specialist Support Centre, pupils have to be allocated a place through the local authority's special educational needs admissions panel. Your child will usually hold an Education, Health and Care Plan. You can speak to the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) at your child's setting or school for more details about this.
To attend a special school or a support centre within a mainstream school, a pupil will need to have an Education, Health and Care Plan.
Advice and guidance for children with special educational and disabilities moving schools within an academic year can be found on the in-year admissions guidance page..
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There is more information about applying for a primary/reception, junior or secondary school places on the GOV.UK website. There is also guidance about completing your application form online.