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If your road is affected by severe weather conditions your school bus may not be able to access your child’s bus stop.  All operators will do their best to reach all accessible areas

Apply for a secondary school

Transfer to secondary school or middle to high school for September 2018

The online transfer application service has now closed. 

You can make a “Late” application using the late common application form (on the right) or by sending an email to school.admissions@gloucestershire.gov.uk using the template below.

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 29 March 2018.

Important: Please read the admissions booklet for 2018/19 (see downloads on the right) which has essential information about our admissions procedures and policies.

Use this link to send an email to school.admissions@gloucestershire.gov.uk

If this link does not work use the template below.

Late applications template
(copy and paste into an email).

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 make sure that you include the their name and date of birth..

Key dates

Thursday 1st March 2018

Allocation Day

Thursday 8th March 2018

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

After Friday 30th March 2018

Outcome of waiting list requests

Friday 6th April 2018

Closing date for return of reply forms

May 2018 to July 2018


Out of county

If you live in Gloucestershire and are applying for 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.. 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 (on the right)  for further information.

For Information and guidance regarding Middle to High School transfer please visit the relevant authority's website.

Transfer to a UTC September 2018

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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