Secondary school admissions

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Useful information

To be able to apply for a place in a Bury school, you must be resident in Bury. If you live outside Bury, you must apply through your home authority.

The deadline for applying for a secondary school place is 31 October 2022. If you apply after this date it can severely reduce your chances of obtaining a place at your preferred school.

Timetable for admission to secondary school in September 2023
Key dateWhat happens
1 September 2022Applications open. Ideally these should be made online
From Monday 5 September 2022Information will be distributed from your child's primary school advising you on how to apply
September to October 2022Open evenings are held at secondary schools
31 October 2022Closing date for applications. Remember that a late application will not be considered until all on-time applications have been offered places
1 March 2023Allocation day. Emails will be sent to all parents/carers that have applied online after 9am. Letters will be posted to non-online applicants
31 March 2023Last day for submitting an appeal
May to July 2023Appeal hearings take place

Further important information

These pages are intended as a guide to the policies and procedures of the Local Authority (LA). Please note that:

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