Secondary school admissions

The closing date to apply for a secondary school place was 31 October 2017 and the online system has now closed. 

If you are refused a place at any of your chosen schools, your letter will provide information about the appeals and waiting list process and what to do next.


Admission age range for the September 2018 intake

If your child was born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007

Admission to secondary school in September 2018 (Year 7)

You can apply online for a secondary school place from 8 September 2017 to 31 October 2017.

Secondary admissions timeline

8 September 2017Information available on council's website, online system opens for parents to apply online
31 October 2017Closing date for submitting applications
1 March 2018Offer letters and emails sent to parents
15 March 2018Parents must accept places by this date
23 March 2018Any places that become available will be offered from the schools waiting list
May/June 2018Appeals heard

For more information, view our questions about the secondary admissions process.

Contact us

The School Admissions Team
Dryden Centre
Evistones Road
Low Fell

0191 433 2757 / 0191 433 2109 / 0191 433 2756

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