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When to apply and important dates

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School applications are now open. You must apply by:

  • Secondary schools ā€“ 31 October 2021
  • Primary and junior schools ā€“ 15 January 2022
Secondary school 2022
Date What happens
September 2021 Start contacting schools to arrange visits
12 September 2021 Applications open
Apply for secondary school
31 October 2021 Closing date for school applications
31 January 2022 The deadline to apply late for a school place with a good reason, for example you've moved into the area
1 March 2022 National offer day
1 April 2022 Deadline to make an appeal
May to June 2022 Admissions appeals
Infant, junior or primary school 2022
Date What happens
September to December 2021 Start contacting schools to arrange visits
12 September 2021 Applications open
Apply for primary school
15 January 2022 Closing date for school applications
16 March 2022 The deadline to apply late for a school place with a good reason, for example you've moved into the area
19 April 2022 National offer day
Mid May Deadline to make an appeal
June to July 2022 Admissions appeals