Applying for Kirklees school places for 2017?
With the first school applications for September 2017 beginning to come in, here’s our quick guide to applying for Kirklees school places:
- The Kirklees school application process is now open and is done entirely online
- 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
- If you’re still looking at options then check out which schools are in your priority admission area/catchment area and which schools are nearest to your home address.
- The deadlines to apply for a school place in September 2017 are:
- Transfer to Secondary School – apply before 31 October 2016.
- Transfer to Junior or Middle School – apply before 15 January 2017.
- Admission to Primary School (Reception) – apply before 15 January 2017 (this applies for children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013).
- You can get full details of how to apply on our webpage
2 facts about Kirklees schools
- Almost nine out of ten Kirklees schools are rated good or outstanding by Ofsted, so your child’s heading for a great start
- Just over 97% of local families were successfully matched with one of their preferred primary schools for this year, and just under 96% for secondary schools. The vast majority got their first choices.