We've just got back from holiday, and amongst the pile of junk mail waiting for us was a letter from the LEA telling us that we had to apply (by Jan 15) and a booklet of info to read.
I know the two schools I want to put as 1st and 2nd choice, although I'm not sure in what order, but we're really unsure about 3rd choice.
The first two choices are based on things we've heard, distance, and - I'll admit it - OFSTED reports (only in as much as I've scanned them for a general overview - one of the schools is 2 overall, but scores 1 for pastoral care - I like that). Both were oversubscribed last year.
The next thing now is to find out about if/when the schools are having Open Days or something similar to help us finalise our choices. EEK!
DD1 Stompy, home-birthed Feb 08
DD2 Squeak, home-birthed March 11