Admission BookletYear 6 transfer from primary to secondary school September 2016 

  • Read the booklet Admission to Secondary School 2016
  • Visit the schools
  • Complete and submit application online or complete the paper form which will be posted at the end of September 2015
  • Deadline for all online and paper applications is 31 October 2015
  • If you apply after 31 October 2015 your application will be late and this may affect the outcome

The offer day for Year 6 transfer secondary school places is 1 March 2016.  If you applied online for a secondary school place you will be able to view the offer by logging in to your on line application

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Special educational needs

If your child has an Education and Health Care Plan,  the primary school will have discussed your secondary school placement with you at the Annual Review in either Year 5 or Year 6.

Detailed information regarding Year 6 transfer applications can be found in the Admission Booklet together with a list of all the Bolton secondary schools, names and addresses.


If you are not happy with the place you are offered by the Local Authority you can appeal. You will receive an appeal form in the post with your offer.   

Transferring your child between secondary schools

If your child is already at secondary school in Bolton and you want to transfer to another Bolton secondary school there are two forms you need to complete.  The In Year Admission Form needs completing by the parent and the Information Passport needs completing by your child's current school.  When both forms are complete they need to be returned to Pupil and Student Services. 

If you live in Bolton and want to transfer your child to a secondary school in another area you need to complete the In Year Admission Form.  When the form is complete please return to Pupil and Student Services. University Technical College Bolton

University Technical Colleges (UTCs) are a new idea in education for 14 -19 year olds developed in response to the needs of industry. They have academy status and can design their own curriculum. This curriculum brings together practical, technical and academic learning with a specialist industry focus. Bolton is opening a UTC for September 2015 admissions. For further information please visit You may also download an application for Year 10 or Year 12 from or from the downloads tab above.

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