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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 2023.

For children born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012.

Applications opened on Monday 5 September 2022 and will close at midnight on Monday 31 October 2022.

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.

Closing date - midnight on Monday 31 October 2022

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.