The application process for transferring from primary school to secondary school in September 2024 is now open.
- if your child is going into Year 6 in September 2023 you must submit an application for them to start secondary school in September 2024 by the national closing date.
- the national closing date for submitting your application is 31 October 2023
- it doesn't matter how soon you submit your application as long as you submit it by the closing date - all applications received by the closing date will be treated equally.
The national closing date for applications is 31 October 2023
Each local authority is responsible for coordinating secondary school admissions for children living in their area who will be in year 6 at primary school in September 2023.
If you live in Rutland
- we have sent a letter to you providing details of the application process. If you have not received a letter, please contact us as soon as possible.
- you must submit your application to us even if you want to apply for a school in another area
- the application form allows you to submit up to 3 preferences of secondary school
- you can apply online by visiting our admissions portal
- our Admissions Brochure is available to provide you with full details of the application process and details of the schools available to you in Rutland
- we have produced a video which explains how your application for a school place will be processed
- if you don't want to submit your application online, you can complete the paper application form. Please note that if you choose to apply using the paper application form you will receive your offer of a school place after those parents who apply online as you will need to wait for your offer letter to arrive in the post
If you live in another local authority area
If you do not live in Rutland but want to apply for a Rutland secondary school, you must submit an application to the council where you live (check your council's website for details).
National Offer Day
You will find out the school that has been offered to your child on the national offer day which will be 1 March 2024.
Contact our admissions service
If you have any questions about the starting secondary school admissions process, please contact our admissions service:
Call: 01572 722577