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Applying for secondary school for September 2023

If your child turns 11 between 1 September 2022 and 31 August 2023, he or she will transfer to secondary school in September 2023. 

You will be notified on 1 March 2023 confirming your child's school place.

The closing date for on-time applications has now passed. All applications submitted now are late applications.

To submit a late application

To submit a late application, please apply online, or alternatively you can contact the school admissions team at for a paper copy.

Before submitting your application, please read the secondary education booklet (PDF) [4MB] (opens new window)  which contains useful information about the application process, including: how places will be allocated, definition of home address and how late applications will be dealt with.

Also, consider how your child will get to school and the potential transport costs.

Clarify any issues you are not sure about with staff in the school admissions team on 01744 671030 or email

Privacy notice

The council has a legal responsibility to protect the data it collects. Read the school admissions privacy notice.