Apply for a secondary school place
September 2023 school places
The deadline to accept / decline a school place, request to go on a waiting list, or to request an appeal has now passed.
If you need to speak to someone about school admissions, please contact the School Admissions team on 0191 424 7706 / 7767 / 7705 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information read the information for parents booklet.
Timetable for secondary school admissions
- Friday 9 September 2022, 8.30am
Applications are available. We recommend that you apply online.
- Monday 31 October 2022, 4.30pm
Deadline date for applications to be received. Any applications received after this date will be considered as 'late' applications. Online system is not available after this date.
- By the end of December 2022
If you completed your application, you will be sent an acknowledgement to confirm that we have received and are processing your application. If you applied online, you will receive an acknowledgement to your email address. If you completed a paper application, you will be sent an acknowledgement letter through the post.
- Wednesday 1 March 2023, 8.30am
'Offer Day' - You will be told which school your child has been offered. If you applied online, you will get an email. If you completed a paper application, a letter will be sent to you by 2nd class post.
- Friday 10 March 2022, 4.30pm
Deadline for you to:
- accept the school place offered (for oversubscribed schools only)
- request to put your child's name on a waiting list
- request an appeal form
- Wednesday 15 March 2023
Any places that have become available will be allocated from the waiting list in criteria order.
- Thursday 16 March 2023
Appeal forms sent out where requested.
- Friday 31 March 2023
Where parents have not accepted the school place offered for oversubscribed schools, we will withdraw the offer of the school place.
- Friday 28 April 2023
Deadline for appeal forms to be returned.
- June 2023
Appeals to be heard.