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Apply for a secondary school place

The deadline for applying for secondary school places for September 2024 has now passed.

Secondary school places 2024/25

The deadline for applying for September 2024 secondary school places was midnight on 31 October 2023. An offer of a school place will be sent to parents and carers on 1 March 2024.

If you haven't applied for a secondary place for September 2024, you can still apply using our Parent Portal or you can contact us and we will send you a form.

Please note that applications received by the deadline of 31 October 2023 are considered first. A late application greatly reduces your chances of getting into your preferred school.

Primary and Secondary School Admission Guide

Our admission guide is now online - Secondary school places explains everything you need to know about obtaining a school place for your child. 

Contact us
School places and admissions
03000 265 896
Our address is:
  • Durham Leadership Centre
  • Enterprise Way
  • Spennymoor
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL16 6YP