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Secondary school place applications – closing soon

Published: 01 October 2020

2020 Secondary School

Apply online, apply by 31 October

If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2021, you have until 31 October to apply for their school place.

If you miss the deadline, you reduce the chances of getting one of your preferred schools for your child. We recommend you apply as soon as possible and before schools break up for half term on 23 October to avoid any last minute hiccups.

While the usual open days and evenings may not take place this term because of Covid-19, please check school websites for details of virtual tours and alternative arrangements.

The online admissions system is quick and easy to use - you will also find information about schools in your area.

You'll receive the outcome of your application by email on 1 March next year. You can also log into the online admissions system from that evening to view your school offer.

If you cannot apply online, you will need to call Surrey's Schools and Childcare Service on 0300 200 1004 to request a paper application form. Make sure you send it back to arrive no later than 31 October. We recommend you send it by registered post.

Primary School admissions – coming soon

Parents with children starting primary school in September 2021 can applying for a primary school place from 2 November 2020, when the system opens to applications. You will have until 15 January 2021 to complete your application.

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