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Transfer to Secondary School or from Middle to High School September 2020

The online transfer application service has now closed.

Important! Please read the secondary admissions booklets for 2020/21 (on the right hand side) which provide imperative information about our admissions procedures and policies.

Please note that our offices close from 5pm on Thursday 31st October 2019 so there will no-one available to assist with any technical issues etc. that you may encounter when trying to make your application. We are happy to accept an application, via an email to school.admissions@gloucestershire.gov.uk.
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Key Dates

From noon 1st June 2019 to noon on 30th June 2019 (Now Closed)

Online registration period for Grammar Entrance Test

September 2019

Letters sent out explaining how to apply for school places

From 2nd September 2019 to 31st October 2019 (Now Closed)

Online Secondary/High School transfer application facility open

Saturday 14th September 2019

Grammar Entrance Test Day

By Monday 14th October 2019

Grammar Test results sent to parents

Thursday 31st October 2019

Closing date for school applications

Monday 2nd March 2020

Allocation Day

By Midnight Monday 9th March 2020

Closing date to return reply form accepting the School/Academy place or requesting to be put on waiting list/s

After Monday 30th March 2020

Outcome of waiting list requests

Wednesday 8th April 2020

Closing date for return of reply forms

May 2020 to July 2020


Important: Please note the following

  • If you live in Gloucestershire and require an Out of County school you will still need to apply to Gloucestershire School Admissions
  • If you live in another county you will need to apply to your own Authority requesting a Gloucestershire school/academy. Please note that we will not consider your request or offer a school place unless we receive an application from your own Authority
  • Please read the Secondary Information and Guidance Booklets for further information
  • If you have, or will be making arrangements for your child to attend an independent school from September 2020, you do not need to make an application, but please inform us of this decision including relevant details via email school.admissions@gloucestershire.gov.uk
  • For Information and guidance regarding middle to high school transfer please visit the relevant Authority’s website.

Transfer to a UTC September 2020

For information and to apply for a place at SGS Berkeley Green UTC please visit their website www.berkeleygreenutc.org.uk.

For information regarding UTCs outside Gloucestershire please visit the websites for these establishments and follow the procedures outlined in their policies.

Applying for a school place during the school year, including ALL September 2019 entries

To apply for a school place if you move to the area during the school year or your child needs to move school for other reasons please go to our in-year admissions page.

Need help?

We cannot make decisions for you or recommend a particular school but we can guide and advise you about: school admissions policies, facilities, pupil numbers etc. We can also help you fill in the application forms. Contact Co-ordinated Admissions with your enquiry.


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