10 September 2021 – Application process opens online
You will be able to apply for your child’s secondary school place for entry in 2022/23 from 12:01am on Friday 10 September 2021.
September and October 2021 – Open days / events
Details of all planned secondary open days / events will be made available shortly. Due to COVID-19 some schools will be providing virtual events online rather than a physical open day.
31 October 2021 – Closing date
Deadline for applications is midnight. Missing the deadline will significantly reduce your chances of getting a place at the school you want.
1 March 2022 – National offer day
Offers of school places are sent out for all on-time applications. If you applied online, we will send you an email with your application outcome. Letters will also be sent by second class post.
21 March 2022 - Late applications considered (round 1)
Late applications received between 1 November 2022 and 1 March 2022, will be considered after this date.
30 March 2022 – Deadline to submit an appeal
Deadline to submit an appeal to ensure it is heard in the first round of appeals. Link to appeals information
11 April 2022 – Late applications considered (round 2)
Late applications received after 1 March 2022 will be considered after this date.
From 29 August 2022 - Your child starts school
If your child was not offered a place in your first preference school, they will remain on waiting lists for any higher preference schools until the end of the academic year in July 2023.