Applying for a secondary school place (Year 7)

If your child is currently in year 6 of a primary or junior school, you will need to apply for a Year 7 place in a secondary school for September 2022. You can name up to three schools on your application.

Preparation
Application guidance
Apply online
Receiving the outcome

The national notification date for on-time applicants is 1 March 2022

If you applied online, you will be sent an e-mail confirming the outcome of your application on the notification date. You can also log into the online system to view the outcome.

If you applied using a paper form, you will be sent a letter on the notification date by post. Please allow 2 to 3 working days for your letter to arrive.

What happens next

Your notification email or letter will explain what happens next.