Secondary school admissions

If your child was born between 1 September 200831 August 2009 you must apply for a Secondary School place for the academic year 2020/21.

Before you complete your application please refer to our School Admissions Information Booklet 2020/21 and our School Admissions Mythbuster.

Secondary School allocation information for September 2019

Grammar school applications

If you are looking to apply for a grammar school place at either Haberdashers' Adams Grammar School or Newport Girls' High School your child will need to sit an entrance test first. The results of this test will indicate if your child is of an appropriate level for a grammar school place.

The application procedure for pupils wishing to be considered for a place at a grammar school for September begins in the Spring term.

Full information about the admission procedures for each grammar school can be found on their websites:

Thomas Telford School applications

Thomas Telford School, a City Technology College, is part of the Government's specialist school initiative and the Rules of Admission differ from those of LA schools.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Thomas Telford School website, please do not express this school as a preference on your LA application form.

Applications must be completed and returned to the school by 4pm on Monday 23 September 2019. No applications can be accepted after this date.

Last updated: 3.10pm on Monday 16 September 2019

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