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

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


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





Please see our Secondary School Guidance Booklet 2020/21 for more information.

2020/21 Paper Common Application forms will be available from September 2018 and the Secondary 2020/21 Information booklet is available here.


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 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, 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.


Busting the myths about applying for secondary school places

Put your preferences in your true preference order. If we cannot offer your first preference, your second preference becomes your first and so on.

If a grammar school is your true preference then list it first. You will not lose your place at your local school if you do not put it first.

If you only put one choice, or list the same choice four times, this does not mean we have to give you the place. All places are offered according to the schools over subscription criteria.

If your application is late, or you do not apply, you will be offered a place at the nearest school to your home address that has space available. This may not be your nearest school, or a school of your choosing, and you may be responsible for transport costs.

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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