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2022 to 2023 Admissions Timetable

Timetable for Admissions and Transfers Intakes for September 2022

A table showing key dates in the School admission timetable
School Phase

First/Primary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Applications Open on

1 September 2021

1 September 2021

1 September 2021

Closing Dates

15 January 2022

15 January 2022

31 October 2021

School Offer Notification Dates 16 April 2022 16 April 2022 1 March 2022

Where can I find the Worcestershire In-Year scheme?

You will find full details in Section 9 of the Information for Parents Book.

How can my child be placed on a waiting list for a particular school?

Waiting lists for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools are maintained by the School Admissions and Transfers Section, and parents need to apply in order to be included. For full details on how to apply please refer to Section 9 of the Information for Parents Book.

Waiting lists for Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools are operated in line with the admissions criteria as published in the Information for Parents Book. Please refer to the relevant section for full details.

Waiting lists for Academy, Foundation, Free and Voluntary Aided Schools, are maintained by the individual schools and parents will need to contact the school directly in order to be included.

You should be aware that a school waiting list is an active document. As parents request for their children to be included on the list, the position of an individual child already on the list can change. A waiting list does not give priority based simply on the date an application was added to the list.

Applications for 2022

Standard in-year applications for school places in September 2022 will be considered following the Summer 2021 academic year half term school holiday. We would therefore advise that to ensure that your application will be considered for September, you apply mid-June. If you apply later in July and/or during the school holidays, there is no guarantee that your application will be processed in time for a September start.

Which ages and year groups does In-Year encompass?

Please see the Tier Groups by District page and find out which year group your child will be in.