Secondary school admissions

Information about transferring your child from primary school to secondary school in September 2018.

The closing date to apply for your child to start secondary school in September 2018 has now passed.

All applications submitted on or before the closing date of 31 October 2017 will be dealt with at the same time.

Any applications received after the 31 October 2017 will be classed as late and will only be processed after those which were received on time, unless the child has changed address or has recently been taken into care. For more information please refer to the booklet Secondary Education – Information for Parents 2018-19 [pdf]

To submit a late application

Please be aware that only Warrington residents should complete our application form.

Please contact the School Admissions Team on 01925 446226 or to request an application form, or alternatively you can download a copy of the application form for 2018-19 [pdf].

Completed applications should be returned to :

School Admissions Team
2nd Floor New Town House
Buttermarket Street

Or they can be scanned to emailed to

Please make sure you read the information booklet Secondary Education – Information for Parents 2018-19 [pdf] before completing the application form.

If any of your preferences are for Faith schools then the schools own supplementary form [pdf] should be completed as well as the online application form. Supplementary forms are also available from the individual schools. The supplementary forms should be returned to the school.

A map of the location of all Warrington Secondary Schools and Colleges [jpg] is available for your information.

Offer information

The offer information will be sent to your home address on 1 March 2018. If you express a preference to receive the offer information via email this will also be sent to the email address provided by you at the time of application. Emails will be sent out from 10.00am on 1 March 2018.

In the unlikely event of the email notifying the offer of a school which is different to the offer information in the letter, the school place offered in the letter will always prevail.