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Applying online

Online admissions will open for Junior Transfer Applications for the academic year 2015/16 week commencing 9 March 2015.


For help completing your online application please view the online school admissions userguideYou'll need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded from the Adobe website*.


This year all applications for the Junior transfer process should be done online using the council’s on-line application system:


  • You can apply at any time before midnight 11 May 2015

  • Doing it online is quick, safe and completely secure.
  • You will receive an email to say that we have received it, giving you peace of mind.
  • There are clear simple prompts to guide you through making your application.
  • You also have the option of receiving your offer of a junior school place by email.
  • You can make changes to your online application right up to the time of the closing date. (Remember to re-submit if you make any changes).


To get started, it is helpful to have your child’s Unique Identification Number (UID) which is provided in your transfer letter. This is a 16-digit reference UID containing both letters and numbers and is case sensitive. Once you have this information, you will then need to log on to the admissions online website and follow the on-line instructions. (please note the online admissions website will go live week commencing Monday 9 March 2015)


If you do not have access to a computer, you can still apply online at all city libraries.


The Choice Advice Service are running help sessions for parents at each of the Infant Schools.  These sessions are for parents who need help to use the online system, or for those who do not have their own computer.  If you want they will help you complete and submit your application at the session.  If you want a particular appointment at one of these sessions please contact the Choice Adviser on 0116 257 4990.


Any online applications unsubmitted after the deadline will not be treated as on-time.