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Transfer to Secondary School or from Middle to High School September 2019

The online facility for transfer to Secondary School and Middle to High School for September 2019 to apply for places and respond to your offers has now closed.

Please note: allocations are being carried out on a weekly basis with notification being sent out by letter each Friday.

You are able to submit a “late” response or ask to be placed on the waiting list for any school of your choice using the alternative methods below.

To submit a late response, please complete the online secondary reply form.

However, if you are:

  • A Gloucestershire resident applying for the first time
  • An Out of County applicant requiring a Gloucestershire School. (even if you have previously applied but want your child’s name added to a waiting list)

Please complete the “waiting list common application form” available as a download in the “related documents” column.

If you encounter problems with our online reply form or waiting list common application form then please email school.admissions@gloucestershire.gov.uk (the email should open with a pre-prepared template or you can open a text version here).

Moving Address:

  • If you have moved address recently, please inform us and provide proof of the new address. Your address change may affect your child’s place on the school(s) waiting list.

Grammar Test Information 2020 entry:

  • The application window for the Grammar School Test has now closed.

Key Dates

Monday 2 September 2019

Online Secondary / High School transfer application facility open

Thursday 31 October 2019

Closing date for school applications

Monday 2 March 2020

Allocation Day

After Monday 30 March 2020

Outcome of waiting list requests

By Midnight Wednesday 8th April 2020

Closing date for return of reply forms

May 2020 to July 2020


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. If you need to apply to your own local authority please contact Co-ordinated Admissions for the relevant form.


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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