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.

  • The first admissions round has now closed (deadline 31st October 2019) if you submitted your application during the first round you will have received your offer on 2 March 2020, and will need to have accepted it by the 16 March. 
  • If you have not applied, or want to change your preferences. You must submit a late application before the deadline of 31 March 2020. You will receive your offer on 27 April 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 understood the guidance during the online application process.
Next Steps 2020-21 - v6
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.
Size: 1.31MBFile format: pdf
Starting Secondary School leaflet 2020-21 v2.1
This is a copy of the leaflet given to your child to bring home from your current school.
Size: 103KBFile format: pdf

How places were allocated at each school for September 2020

Applying for a secondary school place

You must apply online using our late application form.