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Transfer to secondary school September 2019

The online application service for transfer to secondary school, September 2019 is now closed.

You can make a “Late” application using the Late Common Application Form (see Related Documents) or by sending an email to school.admissions@gloucestershire.gov.uk (this email should be formatted with the reply template). 

Child's full name:

Child's date of birth:

Child's permanent home address:

School preferences (in the order you wish for them to be considered - you are allowed up to five preferences):

Additional information (for example, siblings of the child that are currently at school or if you are moving):

Your full name:

Your relationship to the child:

A contact phone number:

Your address:

You give consent for us to share this information with schools and other relevant bodies: Yes/No

If your child has a sibling, please ensure that you include the their name and date of birth.


Please be aware that as a late application it will not be considered until all the on-time applications have been processed; and in some cases a school place may not be allocated until after our re-consideration process which means that you may not be notified of your child’s school place until after 29th March 2019.

Important: Please read the admissions booklet for 2019/20 (on the right) which has essential information about our admissions procedures and policies.

Key Dates

From noon 1st June 2018 to noon on 30th June  2018 (now closed)

Online registration period for Grammar Entrance Test

(Please refer to a Grammar School website for the registration link.)

September 2018

Letters sent out explaining how to apply for School/Academy places

From 3rd September 2018 to 31st October 2018 (now closed)

Online Secondary/High School transfer application facility open

Saturday 15th September 2018

Grammar Entrance Test Day

By Friday 12th October 2018

Grammar Test results sent to parents

Wednesday 31st October 2018

Closing date for school applications

Friday 1st March 2019

Allocation Day

By Midnight Friday 8th March 2019

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

After Friday 29th March 2019

Outcome of waiting list requests

By Midnight Friday 5th April 2019

Closing date for return of reply forms

May 2019 to July 2019


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 2019, 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 University Technical College (UTC) September 2019

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

For information regarding UTC's 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 (in-year applications)

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 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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