Apply for a secondary school place

Key dates for secondary school applications

September to October 2019

Schools hold their open events for prospective parents and children.

31 October 2019

National closing date for applications to be received by us.

1 November 2019 to 16 March 2020

Late applications received during these dates will be processed in the late allocation round in April.

2 March 2020

National offer day for on-time applications. Online applicants will receive an email between 9am and 4pm, with the outcome of their application.

Decision letters will be posted to postal applicants.

16 March 2020

If you applied before the deadline and choose to decline the place offered, or wish to change your preference, we need to receive your change of preference form by this date, so we can consider your change in the late allocation round.

20 April 2020

Late allocation round offer day. Decision letters will be posted to late applicants and any who were offered a place, but wished to decline or change.

During May 2020

Late applications received after 17 March 2020 will be processed.