Applying for Kirklees school places for 2017?

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Kirklees school admissions 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.

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