Apply for a secondary school place

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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.

Apply online through the Citizen Portal for a secondary school place in 2022. Here are the guidance notes for applying online.

Citizen Portal

Applications for secondary school September 2022 will open on Tuesday 31st August 2021.

The closing date for secondary school applications is 31st October 2021.

The offer date for a secondary school place is 1st March 2022.

Schools directory (for OFSTED reports and performance tables).