Year 6 transfer from primary to secondary school September 2014 

The closing date for applications for admission was 31 October 2013.  If you have not applied please contact Pupil and Student Services for further information on 01204 332137/332143.

The offer day for secondary school places is 1 March 2014.  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 via the 'Do it online' tab at the top of this page. 

Special educational needs

If your child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs, the primary school will discuss your secondary school placement with you at the Annual Review in either Year 5 or Year 6.

Timetable for year 6 secondary school admission September 2014

  • Application packs available from the end of August 2013.
  • Closing date for applications 31 October 2013.
  • National offer day for secondary school places is 1 March 2014.  If you have applied on line you will be notified by email and by letter of your offer. If you did not apply online you will receive an offer in the post.


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.   

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 available from the downloads tab.

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.  Both forms are available from the downloads tab.

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.  The form is available from the downloads tab.

Recent Updates

Bolton Free School has now confirmed there will be 50 places in Year 8 for September 2014.  To apply for a place please complete the Bolton Free School admission form available from the downloads tab.  For further information contact Bolton Free School on 01254 54021 or email them at  

Bolton Council

Pupil And Student Services

Paderborn House

16 Howell Croft North



Telephone 01204 332137
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