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You can apply for a secondary school place before 31st October each year.  

Apply for a Secondary School Place

Completing this service should take around 20 minutes.

To complete this service you will need.

  • Parent/guardian details 
  • Child details 
  • preferred school(s)

Application Guidance

For information on schools and the application process click here.

You can make changes to your applications up until the closing date.

Apply for a Secondary School Place

What if I miss the deadline?

Applications being made after the closing date of 31st October each year may reduce your chances of getting a place at your preferred school, particularly if it is popular.

To make a late application, please contact the School Admissions Team  Telephone 0115 841 5668 to request an application form. You cannot make a late application via the online admissions portal.

Date of birth ranges for secondary school children

Date of Birth Admission Date

1st September 2012 to
31st August 2013

September 2024

1st September 2013 to
31st August 2014

September 2025

1st September 2014 to
31st August 2015

September 2026


Contact us

Schools Admissions
Loxley House
Station Street

Phone lines are open 9.30 am and 12.30 pm Monday to Wednesday.

Tel: 0115 841 5568

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