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Apply for a secondary school place


The deadline for applying for secondary school places for September 2017 has now passed.

Secondary school places 2017/18

The deadline for applying for September 2017 secondary school places was midnight on 31 October 2016. An offer will be sent to parents and carers on Wednesday, 1 March 2017.

If you haven't applied for a secondary place for September, you can still fill in the Secondary school application form 2017 (PDF, 98kb) or apply online at Parent Portal

Please note - a late application greatly reduces your chances of getting into your preferred school.

Secondary school admissions brochure

Our Secondary school admissions brochure 2017/18 (PDF, 1Mb) brochure explains everything you need to know about obtaining a secondary school place for your child.