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Admission to secondary and high school September 2021 entry

If your child is in year 6 at a primary or junior school or year 8 in a middle school and you have not already applied for a place at secondary or high school to start in September 2021, you will need to make a late application

September 2022

Information on how to apply for a school place for September 2022 will be available mid to late August 2021.

Moving from overseas

If you are moving to Staffordshire from abroad, please see the information on moving from overseas.

Changing schools during the academic year

If you want to apply to change schools during the academic year, or your child does not currently have a school place, please see the information on in-year admissions.

Further information

Our online search and compare tool will help you to find information about your nearest schools, including performance information, teacher/pupil ratios and much more. 

You can also find information on:

  • how places were allocated for September 2019, 2020 and 2021 entry

Making an application

Applications have now closed.

If you live in Staffordshire, you can make a late application by completing the paper application form. You can then either:

School Admissions and Transport Service,
Staffordshire County Council,
1 Staffordshire Place,
Stafford,
ST16 2DH

Please note: all late applications or those that were received very close to or after national offer day will not be processed until after 15 March 2021.

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