Our online service is open for:
- Junior Transfer until Tuesday 15 January 2019
- Starting School from Monday 05 November 2018 until Tuesday 15 January 2019

Secondary online applications are now closed. Late applicants please see below

If you need help or more information please contact the Admissions Team by phone on 023 9268 8008 (first point of contact will be with the City Helpdesk), email admissions@portsmouthcc.gov.uk or write to us at Admissions Team, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2EA.

Check the school in your catchment area

 

Please refer to our information booklet below.

In early September if your child is currently in Year 6, you will receive an application letter advising you how to apply for a place at secondary school. If you do not receive an application letter, please contact your child's school - or the Admissions team.

 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 October 2018

  • applications cannot be made online after Wednesday 31 October 2018, please use a paper form for late applications
  • paper applications received after closing date will be processed after on-time applications have been considered and allocated places
  • Paper forms will be available after Thursday 20 September 2018 to download from the documents section below, from the Civic Offices or Portsmouth junior and primary schools

Check the school in your catchment area.

 

Please refer to our information booklet below.

 

By law, children must begin school at the start of the term following their fifth birthday. In Portsmouth, most children will start school when they are four years old. To start school in September 2019, your child must be born on or between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015.

 

  • the closing date for applications is Tuesday 15 January 2019
  • Applications cannot be made online after Tuesday 15 January 2019, please use a paper form for late applications
  • Paper applications received after closing date will be processed after on-time applications have been considered and allocated places
  • Paper forms will be available after Wednesday 14 November 2018 to download from the documents section below, from the Civic Offices or Portsmouth infant and primary schools

Check the school in your catchment area.

 

Please refer to our information booklet below.

 

In early September if your child is currently in Year 2 at an infant school, you will receive an application letter advising you how to apply for a place at a junior school. If you do not receive an application letter, please contact your child's school or the Admissions team

 

  • the closing date for applications is Tuesday 15 January 2019
  • Applications cannot be made online after Tuesday 15 January 2019, please use a paper form for late application
  • Paper applications received after closing date will be processed after on-time applications have been considered and allocated places
  • Paper forms will be available after Wednesday 20 September 2018 to download from the documents section below, from the Civic Offices or Portsmouth infant schools

In-Year applications are for applying for a school place in Portsmouth for entry to any year group at other times of the school year (i.e. not starting school, junior transfer or secondary transfer in September 2019). Our in-year primary application form and in-year secondary application form - can be found below. You cannot apply online.

 

Please note if you wish to apply for St Edmund's Roman Catholic Secondary School you will need to apply directly to the school using their own application form.

 

The school admissions policies for the academic year 2018-2019 apply.

If we are unable to offer you a place at your preferred school, you have the right to appeal and stay on the waiting list - follow the link for information on the appeals process and waiting list

Please refer to our information booklet below.


Apply directly to University Technical College (UTC)

  • Closing date for applications is midday Friday 2 November 2018

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