Starting secondary school
Information for parents and carers of children transferring from primary or junior school (Year 6) to secondary school (Year 7), starting in autumn 2024.
For children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013.
Before you apply
Before submitting your application, it is important to find out as much information you can about the secondary schools in your area as well as any secondary schools you are thinking of applying for, to ensure you make the right choice for your child.
- Key dates
- Secondary school open events
- Before you apply
- Admissions criteria
- How we process your application
- Apply for a secondary school place
- School place offers
On-time applications closed at midnight on Tuesday 31 October 2023. All applications received after this date are treated as late and will be dealt with after those received on time and you are less likely to be offered a place at your preferred schools.
New to the area or wishing to change schools?
If you wish to apply for a school place starting now, please complete an in-year admission application.