Starting secondary school for the first time

You may apply for a secondary school place for your child in the September of Year 6. You should apply by 31 October.

Open evenings

Open evenings are held in September and October each year for prospective pupils to look around each secondary school, with each school holding open evenings on a different evening.

Starting Year 7 in September 2018

Apply for a secondary school place online

Applications can be made until 31 October 2017. Late applications can be made after 31 October, though these may be looked at after other applications.

Applicants will be advised of their allocated school from National Offer Day, which is 1 March 2018.

Guide for parents

Please read the guide for parents before applying for a school place, it contains key information on school admissions for parents/carers.

Supplementary Information Forms

If you are applying for schools outside of the City of York area or faith schools such as your local Church of England or Roman Catholic Primary or Secondary school, you may also need to provide additional information such as proof of baptism, or fill in a Supplementary Information Form (SIF).

You should check with the school directly if a SIF is required, but you must always apply to your home Local Authority.

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