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School Admissions in Worcestershire open today

Published Thursday, 29th August 2019

Applications for school places in 2020 will open today, September 1.

The application will be open for any child due to start school for the first time, or moving to Middle or High school in September 2020.

For children applying for a place at high school, the deadline to apply is the 31 October 2019.

For primary, first, infant, Junior and Middle schools, parents will have until 15 January 2020.

Cabinet Member with Responsibility for Education and Skills at Worcestershire County Council, Councillor Marcus Hart said “Starting school or moving to middle or high school is a big step in your educational journey. We aim to make the admissions process as smooth as possible for both the pupil and their parents. 

"We are pleased that with admission for September 2019 every child that applied had a place offered to them, with 91% getting their first preference.

"However it is especially important that the deadlines for application are met to avoid missing out on a place."

Letters and guides on starting school or transitioning to a new school will be sent to schools to be distributed to those eligible to transition to new schools next year.

There is a secure online system where parents can create an account and submit an application. 

If you do not have access to the internet, you can get online at any Worcestershire library or if you require additional assistance please do not hesitate to call School Admissions on 01905 822700.

The online system will also include guides on starting school or transitioning to a new school.

The school admissions system goes live on 1 September 2019 on the school admissions section of Worcestershire Children First website.