Secondary school admissions

Customer notice - school admissions and school appeals

Due to the current COVID-19 situation we envisage a serious delay to any in year applications for school places. We recognise that our service is important to you and appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

Download the latest government guidance on school admission appeals

If your child was born between 1 September 200931 August 2010 you must apply for a secondary school place for the academic year 2021/2022.

Before you complete your application please download the school admissions information booklet 2021/2022 for more information about applying for a school place and download the school admissions mythbuster about school admissions applications.

Download the secondary school allocation information for September 2021


Grammar school applications

Coronavirus (COVID-19) assessment for selective school admissions for September 2021

The assessments for selective school admissions will be delayed this year. This means that you may not know whether your child is of grammar school ability when you are submitting your school preferences to your home local authority by the deadline of 31 October 2020.

When submitting an application to Telford  Wrekin we strongly recommend that if you are adding selective schools to your school application, that you also include non selective schools and use all 4 preferences available. This means that if your child does not pass the assessment for a selective school, you will still have school preferences on your application.

In the event that you do not do this, you may be allocated a school which is either your catchment school or the nearest school with places available.

Please refer to the following schools direct for more up to date information:


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.

Visit the Thomas Telford School website to download the application form (please do not express this school as a preference on your local authority application form).

Applications must be completed and returned to the school by 4pm on Monday 28 September 2020. No applications can be accepted after this date.

Last updated: 02/03/2021 10:03

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