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Welcome to the ONE Citizens Portal

To use this site you will need to first register you will then have the options to:

  • When the school admissions rounds are open you will be able to apply for a school place to start in Reception or transfer to Year 7 in Secondary school for the start of the new academic year. Before you use this site we recommend that you read the Educating your Child Booklet and Admissions Policies for the schools which you will be making an application for, these are available at Once you have submitted your application, this will confirm that you have read the Booklet and Admissions Policies and are fully informed of the school admissions process.

  • Apply for two year old funding - for families in England, receiving some additional forms of government support. Please check the eligibility criteria found on website.

Please note – Applications for the new 2 year entitlement for working families CANNOT be made using the Citizens Portal – Applications must be made on the GOV.UK website ( Applications can be made now with the funding starting in April 2024.

If you have used this application system previously, your child may already be registered.

Whilst every effort is taken to ensure that your application can be made on any device, if you do encounter problems please use an alternative device i.e. laptop, computer or contact the relevant service for assistance or to request a paper application form.