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School places - important dates


A summary of the key dates in the primary and secondary school place application process.

Timetable for applying for primary school places for September 2017

DateStage in application process
12 September 2016Applications open
15 January 2017Closing date for applications
16 April 2017Offers made
30 April 2017Deadline for parents to accept the offer of a school place

Timetable for applying for secondary school places for September 2017

DateStage in application process
12 September 2016Applications open
31 October 2016Closing date for applications
1 March 2017Offers made
15 March 2017Deadline for parents to accept the offer of a school place