About applying for a secondary school place
Choosing the right secondary school for your child’s next steps is a very important, and often stressful, experience.
Our Transferring to Secondary School guide provides information about how and when to apply for a place, explains how admission decisions are made and gives information about each school to help you decide which schools to apply to.
Read our Transferring to Secondary School guide
Timetable for applying for secondary school
Please follow the 4-step process to apply for a year 7 secondary school place.
This is the timetable which shows the important dates you need to know about when applying for a secondary school place.
|Thursday, 1 September 2022||The online admissions system opens for secondary school places.|
|Monday, 31 October 2022||Closing date for applications
Ensure your secondary school application is submitted before this date. Otherwise, you will need to apply for a late application.
|Friday, 16 December 2022||Last date for any changes to the address in your application.|
|Wednesday, 1 March 2023||National offer day. Sign in to view your school place offer.|