Applying for a School Place in September 2016?

Applying for a school place

Whether it’s starting school for the first time or transferring to junior, middle or secondary school, applying for a school place has always been an exciting time for parents.

If you live in Kirklees, the Kirklees application process is now open and this is now an entirely online system.

The process is quick, easy and secure and is done through the Kirklees Parent Portal – if it’s the first time you’ve used it you’ll need to create an account but that doesn’t take long.

By now, most parents know which schools they want to apply for, but if you’re still looking then check out which schools are in your priority admission area/catchment area and which schools are nearest to your home address.

Depending on which type of school you’re applying for, the deadlines to apply for a school place in September 2016 are:

  •  Transfer to Secondary School –  apply before 31 October 2015.
  •  Transfer to Junior or Middle School – apply before 15 January 2016.
  • Admission to Primary School (Reception) –  apply before 15 January 2016 (this applies for children born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012).

More info on applying for a school place

You can get full details of how to apply on our webpage

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