Key dates for 2018 Secondary school applications
September to October 2017
Schools hold their open events for prospective parents and children.
31 October 2017
National closing date for applications to be received by the School Admissions Team.
1 November 2017 to 15 March 2018
Late applications received during these dates will be processed in the late allocation round in April.
1 March 2018
National offer day for on time applications. Decision letters will be posted out via 2nd class post and those applied online and requested email notification will receive an email with their application decision.
15 March 2018
Parents/carers who are declining the place offered or wish to change their on time preferences need to complete a change of preference form. This must be received by the School Admission team by this date to be considered in the late allocation round.
23 April 2018
Late allocation round offer day. Decision letters will be posted out via 2nd class post so will arrive a few days later.
During May 2018
Late applications received after 15 March 2018 will be processed during this month.