Information about applying for a secondary school place and timetable for admission.

How to apply

You can apply online for a school place in September 2017, from 1 September 2016.

Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes

Paperclip To complete this form you will need; a valid email address and your childs name and date of birth.

Apply online

Admissions timetable

Timetable for admission to secondary school in September 2017

From Thursday 1 September 2016

An information leaflet is distributed to parents/carers by primary schools or posted for Kirklees children attending a primary school in another local authority.

Thursday 1 September 2016

Applications can be made from this date. All applications must be made online.

September and October 2016

Open evenings are held for the majority of secondary schools in Kirklees.

Secondary school open evenings

Monday 31 October 2016

This is the closing date for applications. Remember that a late application can severely reduce your chances of obtaining a place at your preferred school.

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Parents/carers can log on to the Kirklees parent portal from 00:30 am to see their offer of a school place and an email offer will be sent during the day to the email address the parent/carer used when submitting their application.

Wednesday 29 March 2017

The last day for requesting an appeal for starting community and voluntary controlled schools in September 2017. Academies, free schools, trust schools and voluntary aided schools may have different closing dates for appeals. You must contact them directly.

May 2017 onwards

Appeal hearings take place.

31 December 2017

Waiting lists close for community and voluntary controlled schools. Academies, free school, trust schools and voluntary aided schools may have different closing dates for waiting lists. Please contact them directly.

Supplementary information forms (SIFs)

If you name any of the following academies, free schools, voluntary aided Catholic or voluntary aided Church of England schools amongst your preferences, you should ensure that you complete the school's Supplementary Information Form (SIF).

You must return your completed SIF to the school and also complete an online Kirklees application

Secondary school SIFs

Contact Pupil Admissions