Year 7 Admissions

Year 7 Admissions

The 2024/25 admission to secondary school application round opens on Tuesday 12th September 2023. Applications can be made online from this date: Citizen Portal: SCC Online applications
The application round closes on Tuesday 31st October 2023. Late applications can still be made after this date by completing an application form. 

Admissions Application Form

If your child is in their last year at a primary or junior school, you must apply for a place in Year 7 at a secondary school.


If you applied online, you will be able to sign in to the Citizen Portal and see the decisions during the day on 1 March 2024. If you posted an application form, you will be sent a letter on 1 March 2024 by second class post telling you the decision

Secondary school admissions timetable for September 2024 Entry

  • Round opens - 12th September 2023
  • Round closes - 31st October 2023
  • National Offer Day - school place decisions are made available - 1st March 2023
  • Appeals closing date - 15th March 2024
  • Appeals hearings - May/June 2024
  • Waiting lists maintained for oversubscribed schools until 31st December 2024

2024 Admissions Policy

2023 Admissions Policy*

*2023 Admissions Policy has been revised, reflecting an increase in PAN