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Secondary schools

Applying for secondary school for September 2022

If your child turns 11 between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022, he or she will transfer to secondary school in September 2022.

The closing date for applications was 31 October 2021. If you have not already applied you should complete the Year 7 2022 Application Form.

Before you apply:

  • Read the secondary education booklet, 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.
  • Visit your preferred schools' Open Evenings.
  • 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 schooladmissions@sthelens.gov.uk.

If your child is already attending secondary school and you wish to transfer schools, please access information on how to do this via the 'Useful Links' tab below.  

Privacy notice

The council has a legal responsibility to protect the data it collects. A copy of the School Admissions privacy notice can be downloaded.