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School admissions

Apply for a primary or secondary school place or a school place during term time in Leicestershire.

Secondary school places

You can apply for a Secondary school place for September 2017 if your child:

  • lives in Leicestershire
  • was born between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2006 inclusive and is due to start secondary school in September 2017

There are 2 other groups of children who are eligible for transfers into Year 6 and Year 10: 

  • For entry into Year 6 - children born between 1 September 2006  and 31 August 2007
  • For entry into Year 10 - children born between 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2003

The closing date for applications for the September 2017 intake is 31 October 2016.

Your Guide to Secondary Education

The ’Your Guide to Secondary Education’ has all the information required for a secondary school transfer for September 2017.

View the guide that relates to the area where your child will go to school:

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South Leicestershire  

Upper schools and Sixth form colleges   


Apply online for a school place

If you are unable to apply online, you can download an application form below:

Application form for Secondary School Admissions    Opens new window

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  • If you are applying for more than one child to change school, you need to complete a separate application for each child.
  • If you need to amend your application before the closing date, login to the Online Admissions website.

Closing date, results and late applications

The closing date for applications for the September 2017 intake is 31 October 2016.

The results for the 2017 transfers will be made available on 1 March 2017.

Late applications can be made using the Online Admissions website.

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