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Secondary school admissions - September 2024

  • Applications made after 1 November 2023 will be sent their allocations via post on the 27 April 2024.
  • Applications received from the 1st April 2024 will be considered in date order only and offers sent via email.

You can view Secondary and Upper 2024 allocations via the following link:

School allocation information - Cambridgeshire County Council

Admissions process starts

  • 11 September 2023- Applications open
  • 31 October 2023 (midnight) - deadline for applications (national closing date)
  • 1 March 2024 - Offers sent out to applicants who had submitted application by 31 October 2023

Late applications (second round)

  • 1 November 2023 - Second round applications open
  • 31 March 2024 (midnight) - deadline for second round applications
  • 27 April 2024 - Offers sent out to applicants who had submitted applications from 1 November 2023 to 31 March 2024.

Late applications (as received)

  • 27 April 2024 to 31 August 2024 - Applications received after 31 March 2024 will not be considered until the second round of offers have been sent out. They will be processed in order of date from when we receive them.


  • April 2024
    Secondary school appeals take place (check website for further information)

Contact us

Please use our enquiry form if you need to contact us. Select 'School admissions' as the service you require from the drop down menu.

We organise the admissions to all maintained (state) schools and academies in the county. We aim to make the process fair and transparent for everyone. We follow the School Admissions Code and fair access protocols.

If you are:

  • unhappy with our service,
  • unsure about the information you have received, and you
  • cannot resolve an issue with the information on our website,

please contact us using the enquiry form above. We will endeavour to resolve your query. If this is not to your satisfaction you can follow the complaints procedure.

Please see our page for appealing an offer of a school place.

If your application is incomplete, or incorrect, it will be delayed. It could also be cancelled. You will need to confirm you have read and understood all three secondary admissions webpages when submitting your application form.

The application form is on the third page.