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 2021', which gives information about the admissions process.

Apply online through the Citizen Portal, for a secondary school place in 2021. Here are the guidance notes for applying online.

Citizen Portal

Online secondary school place applications for September 2021 opened on Tuesday 1st September 2020.

The closing date for secondary school applications was 31st October 2020.

To apply for secondary school 2021 place for a child in year 6, you need to complete the paper application form.

The offer date for a secondary school place is 1st March 2021.

Schools directory (for OFSTED reports and performance tables).