Schools and learning

School admissions: Other applications

Special Educational Needs (SEN) schools

If your child has SEND or additional needs, placements will be based on their statement or education, health and care plan. For more information and advice please contact SENDIASS or visit the Local Offer website.

Junior school applications

If you are applying for a Year 3 place in a Junior school in Liverpool you need to contact the school directly.

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Other options from Year 10

There are additional opportunities for education starting in Year 10 (age 14) in Liverpool and neighbouring local authorities. All have employer involvement in the curriculum and focus on developing the skills needed for employment, involving personal coaching and work experience.

If your child is aged 14 and thinks this might be a good option for them, you can apply directly to the schools. Visit the websites below for more information, including open days and application process:

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC

Liverpool Life Sciences UTC offers GCSEs, BTECs and A Levels for students interested in a future career in science, engineering, healthcare and social sciences. It was opened in association with the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust and the University of Liverpool and is based in the Baltic Triangle.

The Studio School Liverpool

The Studio School works with local technology and creative sectors and is based in the Baltic Triangle. If offers GCSEs, BTECs and A Levels for students interested in a career in computing, maths, technology, cybersecurity, the arts and creative media.


St Helens College Academy runs courses for students ages 14-16. Visit their website for more information including open days and how to apply.