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Admissions for September 2022

If your child is due to start primary or secondary school from September 2022, here are some important dates for you.

Your responsibility

It is your responsibility to apply for a school place at the correct times. We won't send you any letters to inform you to apply for your child’s school place.

Secondary school places for September 2022

Applications for the 2022 school year are now closed.

Read about the secondary school (year 7) place application process.

Applications received after the 31 October 2021 will be considered late and you may reduce your chance of being offered a place at your preferred school.

Primary and junior school places for September 2022

Applications for the 2022 school year are now closed.

Read about the primary (Reception) or junior (year 3) school place application process.

Applications received after the 15 January 2022 are considered late and will reduce your chance of being offered a place at your preferred schools.

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