Mums, dads and carers often have lots of questions about schools and colleges; how to get a place, transport, school meals, uniforms and more.

Schools Service - City of York Council

The Schools Service at the council have all the information you need to know. You can find lots of helpful information and apply for a school place online by visiting the Schools and Colleges section on the council website. If you would like to speak to somebody about schools and colleges then you can call the Schools Service on 01904 551554.

Disability and additional needs

York's Local Offer has lots of helpful information to see what disability services are available in their area and how to access them. You will find lots of helpful information about school and disabled children in the Local Offer section.

Futures4Me York

Are you the parent of a young person aged between 13–19 and live in York? Then this website is here to help you make some important choices about education, training or work. It has information about career options and details of course options around York.

Compare schools performance

The Department for Education provides and online tool to help parents find and compare local schools’ performance. For the first time on the Department's website, parents can:

  • select the schools that interest them and compare performance side by side
  • view a full list of schools in England and filter to find schools with similar characteristics
  • use an interactive map to view local, regional and national averages for school performance.

Children Missing School and Education

This document provides guidance for schools and the Local Authority for when a child is missing school or education. The information may also be useful to parents and carers in order to understand the process for when a child is missing school or education.



Local Area Teams Information Service (formerly York FIS)

01904 554444