School places

Primary school admissions

How to apply for a primary school place for your child.

Secondary school admissions

How to apply for a secondary school place for your child.

Appeal against school place decision

How to appeal if your child has not been offered a place at a school of your preference.

Moving Primary School

How to apply to change which primary school your child attends.

Moving Secondary School

How to apply to change which secondary school your child attends.

Secondary school catchment areas

Information about catchment areas and where you can go to see large scale maps of the areas.

Postponed appeals

In light of the Covid 19 pandemic, Bury Council has postponed all in-year and transfer appeals scheduled to be held in April/May 2020. This will be regularly reviewed in conjunction with expected updated guidance from the Department for Education.