Secondary school places and admissions

Secondary school admissions for September 2017

This information is relevant for parent who need to  make an applications for secondary  school places for September 2017 

Applications can be made from Thursday, 1 September 2016

Unless you decide to educate your child at home, your child must be in school the term following their fifth birthday. For example, if your child was born between: 

• 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2006 they can start Primary or Infant school in September 2017

• 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2003 they can start Junior school in September 2017 

Timeline of activity

Date Activity
1 September 2016 

​Application process opens.
Applications can be made by hardcopy application form or using the online admissions system  
22 September 2016  Drop in session 2.00-5.00pm (PDF)
North Swindon Library, Orbital Centre, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon. SN25 4AN 
6 October 2016  Drop in session 2.00-5.00pm (PDF)
Committee Room 2, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon. SN1 2JH
31 October 2016 ​  ​Deadline for receiving ontime applications.
Applications made after this time can only be made by hard copy application forms and will be considered as late.  
13 January 2017 ​  Deadline to submit any changes of address for consideration 
1 March 2017   Offers made to parents​ 
​15 March 2017 ​  Deadline for accepting places  

Last updated: 01 September 2016. Was this information helpful?

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