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​​​How to apply for a secondary school place

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Timetable for applying for a secondary school place​​

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Saturday, 1 September 201​8
The online admissions system opens for secondary school places​​​.​
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Closing date ​for applications
Ensure your secondary school application is submitted before this date.​
Friday, 4 January 2019
​​Last date for any changes to the address in your application​.
Friday, 1 March 2019
National offer day​.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Follow the​ 4 step process for applying for a secondary school place​

Step 1 - decide​ on a secondary scho​ol

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 1 - decide on a secondary school

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 2 - what you need to know before 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 3 - apply for a secondary school place

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​.​​

Step 4 - w​hat happens after you apply for a secondary school pl​​ace​

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Contact

0300 303 0340

Phone: Monday-Friday 9am-4.45pm.

Early Help and Schools​
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU