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Apply for a secondary school place

If your child was born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 and you currently live in Cambridgeshire you will need to apply for a transfer from primary (year 6) to secondary school (year 7) for September 2020.

  • You must submit your application online before the deadline of 31 October 2019 and will receive your offer on 2 March 2020.
  • If you wish to apply for a school place that is not for the schools year of entry (Year 7) and for September 2020 start date, please complete an in-year admission application.

Before you apply for a secondary school place

  1. Check you are applying to the correct council. If you are a Cambridgeshire resident you will make your application through the Cambridgeshire Admissions Team, even if you want to apply for a school outside of Cambridgeshire.
  2. Make sure you read the guidance documents below. If your application is incomplete, or incorrect it could be delayed, or cancelled. You will be asked to confirm you have read and understoood the guidance during the online application process.

Next Steps - Admissions guidance - 2020-21

The guidance covers the preparation and research stages, the full timetable for the admissions process, how to apply, receiving your offer, school travel assistance, frequently asked questions and appeals against an offer of a place.

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Starting secondary school leaflet 2020-21

This is a copy of the leaflet given to your child to bring home from your current school.

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How places were allocated at each school for September 2019

Applying for a secondary school place

You must apply online using our Citizen Portal application form.

Click to apply (Citizen Portal)

(If you have a UID code it can be used within the 'Citizen Portal'  to pre-populate some of the form fields. You can still apply without a UID code).

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