Admissions

Admission to Primary and Secondary Schools September 2017

Primary (Trafford residents)

Parents of children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 are eligible to start Primary School in September in 2017.

The process for the allocation of primary school places is now complete. Parents will know the outcome of their application from 16 April 2017.

If you have applied online you will be able to view your allocated school by logging into your online account.  An allocation letter, containing full information will also been posted to your home address. The closing date for Primary applications was the 15 January 2017. Any application received, or changes made after that date, have now also been considered.

What happens next

You may now want to accept, refuse, appeal or go on a waiting list.

Secondary (Trafford residents)

The process for the allocation of secondary school places is now complete. The closing date for secondary applications was the 31st October 2016. Any application received, or changes made after that date, have now also been considered. Parents were notified of the outcome of their application on the 1st March 2017.

In-year applications

An 'in-year' application is any application made outside the normal admissions round (this is when children start primary/infant schools or transfer from primary to secondary school). In-year applications are made to transfer from one school to another during the academic year. 

Applications to start primary school or to transfer to secondary school received after 20 July will also be considered as in-year applications.  

Applicants can apply direct to any state-funded school. If you live in Trafford you can also apply online. Applications for Trafford community school places are processed by Trafford. In the case of all other schools the application will be passed directly to the school and they will process the application and make an offer where appropriate.

Applications cannot be processed during school holidays.

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