Timetable for applying for a secondary school place
|Tuesday, 1 September 2020||The online admissions system opens for secondary school places.|
|Monday, 2 November 2020||
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, 1 January 2021||
Last date for any changes to the address in your application.|
|Monday, 1 March 2021||
National offer day. Sign in to view your school place offer|
Follow the 4 step process for applying for a secondary school place
Use the links below to follow the 4 step process for applying for a secondary school place. Alternatively, you can view the 4 step application process by downloading the
Secondary School Admissions Booklet (1.1MB pdf).
Step 1 - decide on a secondary school
Before deciding on your choice of secondary school, find out about the different types of schools and do some research. This will help you make the right choice for your child.
Step 2 - what you need to know before applying for a secondary school place
Information on admission policies and frequently asked questions about applying for a secondary school place.
Step 3 - apply for a secondary school place
Make your application for a secondary school place, make a late application or an in-year transfer.
Step 4 - what happens after you apply for a secondary school place
What happens after you've applied, when you'll receive your offer of a place, how to accept the offer, waiting lists and appeals.