How to apply for secondary schools
Children born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 need to apply for places to start secondary school in September 2021.
- Apply online for a secondary school place by 11.59pm on 31 October 2020
- Read our step-by-step guide to applying online
When you start your application, the system will identify your home local authority from your postcode and your application will be sent electronically to your council when you submit. Make sure your home address and postcode are correct, especially if you have made an online application for your children before.
Step by step guide to making an online application