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School admissions

  • Schools and education

Apply for a school place

Use the table to check your child's year group and how to apply for a school place:

Children born between:         

Year group

How to apply

Primary
   
01.09.13 - 31.08.14
Reception (starting in September 2018
Apply for a place at primary school
01.09.12 - 31.08.13
Reception
In-year school admission
01.09.11 - 31.08.12
Year 1
In-year school admission
01.09.10 - 31.08.11
Year 2
 
Year 3 (from September 2018)
 
01.09.09 - 31.08.10
Year 3
01.09.08 - 31.08.09
Year 4
01.09.07 - 31.08.08
Year 5
01.09.06 - 31.08.07
Year 6
 
Year 7 (from September 2018)
 
Apply for a place at secondary school
Secondary
 
 
01.09.05 - 31.08.06
Year 7
01.09.04 - 31.08.05
Year 8
01.09.03 - 31.08.04
Year 9
01.09.02 - 31.08.03
Year 10
01.09.01 - 31.08.02
Year 11
01.09.00 - 31.08.01
Year 12
Apply directly to school or college
01.09.99 - 31.08.00
Year 13
Apply directly to school or college

Important dates

Reception 2018 application process

  • starts on 1 September 2017
  • deadline for on-time applications is 15 January 2018
  • National Offer Day is 16 April 2018 (outcome will be available online in the evening)

Secondary transfer 2018 application process

  •  starts on 1 September 2017
  •  deadline for on-time applications is 31 October 2017
  • National Offer Day is 1 March 2018 (outcome will be available online in the evening)

 

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