School admissionsLast updated: 13 May 2013 11:02 UK
If you applied online for starting school or junior transfer but have not received an email allocation as you expected, please check that you requested an email response and if you did, that the response is not within your spam/junk email folder. Please remember it is possible to check your allocation by logging back in to 'Apply online' page.
We are delighted that you are considering sending your child to a Portsmouth school. The sections below will help you to apply for a place at an infant, junior, primary or secondary school.
Some Portsmouth schools are converting to academies, for a list of schools converting to academies please click on this link
If your child was born on or between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009, take a look at our starting school page. Please note, the closing date for applications is Tuesday 15 January 2013.
Transfer to junior school
If your child is currently in Year 2 at an infant school, take a look at our how to transfer to junior school page. Please note, the closing date for applications is Tuesday 15 January 2013.
Transfer to secondary school
If your child is currently in Year 6, take a look at our how to transfer to secondary school page. Please note, the closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 October 2012.
If your child needs to transfer school outside the normal admissions round, take a look at our mid-term transfers page. Please note we currently do not offer an online service for mid-term applications.
If we are unable to offer you a place at your preferred school, you have the right to appeal - find out how.
Information for parents
We have published a comprehensive booklet which covers all aspects of applying for a school place - download your copy.
Portsmouth, PO1 2EA
- You can call on 023 9268 8008
- Send an email to email@example.com
- Fax us at 023 9283 4121
Associated documents:Admission to primary and secondary schools - information for parents 2013-14 (2.23 MB)
More information about school admissionsAdmissions Scheme and Policies 2014-15
How to transfer to junior school
How to transfer to secondary school
Mid-Term Scheme 2013-14
How to appeal for a school place