September 2017 admissions
From Thursday 1 September 2016 you can apply for a primary or secondary school place for the academic year 2017-2018. These are the dates that applications close and offers of places are made:
| ||Applications close||Offers made|
|Primary schools||15 January 2017||17 April 2017|
|Secondary schools||31 October 2016||1 March 2017|
Before applying, find out more about admissions procedures and how to choose your preferred schools.
Starting primary school
Transferring to secondary school
Online applications for 2017-2018 secondary school places closed on Monday 31 October 2016.
Make a late application for a secondary school place.
You can still apply online for a primary school place, the closing date for primary applications is 11.59pm, Sunday 15 January 2017.
To complete your application online there are a number of ways you can get
FREE access to computers and the internet.
Do I need to submit any additional paperwork?
Some schools such as voluntary aided schools may require you to complete a supplementary form. You should check with the school to see if they require this. The forms are available from these schools and should be returned directly to these schools.
If you are applying for a specific school on the basis of a medical or psychological condition, you will be required to provide evidence of this directly to the school.
Find a local school or college
Can I amend my application after I submit it?
Yes. You can amend your online application at any time up to the closing date. After you re-open your application you must always submit your changes or they won't be saved and your application may not be processed. After you submit your application, you'll get an email confirming that your changes have been received.
If you submit more than one application for your child, we'll process the one you submitted most recently.
How will I find out what place my child is being offered?
You'll be sent an email giving details of the school at which your child has been offered a place. This will happen on 1 March 2017 for secondary schools or 17 April 2017 for primary schools. You'll also receive the school offer in writing.
Find out more about making a secondary schools application
Apply by post or in person
You can also ask us to send you an application form - email school firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01706 925982. Please return it by post to the address given on the form or hand it in at one of our
customer information points