School admissions: Closing dates and late applications
The closing dates for applications for children due to start Primary school (Reception) or Secondary school (Year 7) in September 2021 are as follows.
- Secondary school application closing date - 7th November 2020 (the normal closing date of 31st October has been extended by 1 week due to the impact of Covid-19).
- Primary school application closing date - 15th January 2021
Please ensure that you have completed the online preference form AND returned any supplementary paper forms (where applicable) directly to your preferred schools by the closing date. You can apply online from 12th September 2020.
If you miss the closing dates above you can submit a late application. The late application process opens the day after the official closing dates.
Secondary (Year 7) late application process
You can submit a late application for Year 7 entry for September 2021 from 8th November 2020.
Primary (Reception) late application process
You can submit a late application for Reception entry for September 2021 from 16th January 2021.