Secondary school places and admissions

Secondary school admissions for September 2018

This information is relevant for parent who need to  make an applications for secondary  school places for September 2018 

Applications can be made from Friday, 1 September 2017

You can apply for a secondary school place for September 2018 if your child is born between:

• 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007 they can start Secondary school in September 2018

Applications for the University Technical College (UTC)

Please note that for September 2018 the Local Authority is no longer coordinating admissions applications as the UTC has opted out of the LA’s coordinated scheme. As such, any parents that wish to apply for a place at the UTC for September 2018 need to apply direct to the College and need to contact the college for all details.

The closing date for application for the UTC is the 31 October 2017 and offers of places will be made by the college in January 2018.

Timeline of activity

Date Activity
1 September 2017 
​Application process opens.
Applications can be made by hardcopy application form or using the online admissions system  

26 September 2017 

Drop in session: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
North Swindon Library, Orbital Centre, Thamesdown Drive, Swindon. SN25 4AN 
5 October 2017  Drop in session: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Swindon Borough Council, Committee Room 2, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, Swindon. SN1 2JH
31 October 2017 ​  ​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.  
12 January 2018 ​  Deadline to submit any changes of address for consideration 
1 March 2018   Offers made to parents​ 
​15 March 2018 ​  Deadline for accepting places  



Last updated: 19 July 2018. Was this information helpful?

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