The transition from primary to secondary school is a huge milestone for both children and families. On this page, you will find useful and important information about the application process. It is important that you apply on time and carefully consider the application criteria to ensure your child has the best possible chance of securing a place in one of your preferred schools.
Tuesday 31 October 2023 - Closing date for on-time applications
Friday 1 March 2024 - National Offer Day
We recommend you visit open events as the first step in your application process. Click the links below for more information about secondary school open events.
Your nearest or preferred school may not be in your home borough. When choosing schools, you should consider the distance from your home as this is a key factor when secondary schools are allocated. You will be asked to list up to six schools, and you should list the schools in order of preference.
It is important that you apply for a secondary school through your home borough.
For full details about the application process, please see the admission brochures below:
Should you require any support with the application process, please get in touch with us. We are always happy to help.