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Apply online for September 2020 entry

Apply online for a school place for the following intakes:

  • Primary Reception 2020 entry
  • Junior YR3 2020 entry
  • Secondary YR7 2020 entry

If you apply online you do not need to complete a paper application. We recommend that you apply online. 
You can make changes to your application for a September 2020 intake place up until the deadline. The deadline dates are:

  • Primary Reception: 15 January 2020
  • Junior YR3: 15 January 2020
  • Secondary YR7: 31 October 2019

If you have applied before the deadline for a September 2020 place then the notification dates will be:

  • Primary Reception and Junior YR3: 16 April 2020
  • Secondary: 2 March 2020

If you apply online you will be able to log back into the online system on national offer date to view the outcome of your application. Please note, in order to log back on to the system and view the outcome of your application on national offer day, you will need you username and password.


If you do not apply online you will need to complete a common application form (paper application form) which is available from Customer Services on 01225 713010, alternatively you can download a copy of the form from our website here. The outcome of your application will be posted out to you second class on national offer day.


Details on how to appeal for any school which your child has been refused a place at, as well as details on how to add your child's name to the waiting list, will be contained within the outcome letter. Find out more about appeals.


Only one offer of a school place for each child can be held at any one time. This means that if you submit a new application for your child, your new preferences will automatically supersede any preferences named on your earlier application. If any of your new preferences are agreed, the place previously offered will automatically be withdrawn.


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Last updated: 19 December 2019 | Last reviewed: 19 December 2019