Apply for an in year school place

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What are in-year admissions?

You can make an in-year application if your child needs to join a school outside of the normal admissions round - for example, if you move house and your child can no longer attend their current school.

Summary of the application process

There are seven steps in the application process.

  • Step 1: Check if you can apply for in-year admission
    You check if you need to apply for in-year admission or if you should apply during the normal admissions round.
  • Step 2: What you need to know before applying
    You read information about in-year applications.
  • Step 3: Choose the schools to apply for
    You research and choose the schools that you want to apply for.
  • Step 4: Complete the application form
    You complete and return the application form together with any supplementary forms and supporting documents required.
  • Step 5: Outcome of your application
    Your application is processed and you will be contacted with the outcome.
  • Step 6: Accept or decline a place
    You decide whether to accept any place offered.
  • Step 7: Adding your child to a waiting list
    If you are not offered a place at your preferred school, you can add your child to a waiting list for a place.

Continue to step 1: Check if you can apply for in-year admission