Apply for a secondary school place

Pupil and Student Services are unavailable via telephone.  If you need to contact the team, please email admissions@bolton.gov.uk, and someone will respond as soon as possible.
 
Year 6 transfer from primary to secondary school

You must be resident and pay Council Tax to Bolton. If you live outside Bolton you must apply through your home authority.

Read through the booklet ‘Admission to Secondary School 2022’ which gives information about the admission process.

To apply for a secondary school place 2022 you need to complete the application formOnline applications have now closed.

Citizen Portal

Applications for secondary school September 2022 opened on Tuesday 31st August 2021, and closed on the 31st October 2021.

The offer date for a secondary school place is 1st March 2022. Emails will go out on the morning of the 1st March and you can view your child’s offer of a school place by logging on to the Citizen Portal.

If your application was late, you may not receive the offer of a place until after the 1st March.

Breakdown of allocated places 2022  

Schools directory (for OFSTED reports and performance tables).