Apply for a school place or change an existing school place

Online applications for a school place starting in September 2019 have now closed. If you have missed the deadline, please contact the admissions team to submit a late application. Applications for September 2020 school places will open on 9 September 2019.

If you have already applied online, you can review the application

 Review your school place application

You cannot apply online after the closing date or for school places needed in this academic year. If you are not happy with your child's current school you can request an in year transfer

Tel: 023 8083 3004

If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan, you will need to contact the Special Needs Team on 023 8083 3013.

If you only intend to apply to an independent or private school, please advise the admissions team in writing.

What happens next?

School place offers will be sent by post and email on

  • Secondary school places - 1 March 2019
  • Infant, primary and junior school places - 16 April 2019

You can also view the offer by logging back into the Citizen Portal. Late applications will receive an offer after national offer day.

As there is no guarantee of being successful, you have the right to appeal the place offered. You will be placed on a waiting list for your preferred school.