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These pages contain all the information you need to apply for a school place in Portsmouth.

  • Starting school – use this option if your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, and is due to start school for the first time in September 2021
  • Transferring to junior school (infant to junior school applications) – use this option if your child is currently in Year 2 and attending infant school, and will be starting Year 3 in September 2021.
  • Transferring to secondary school – use this option if your child is currently in Year 6, and will be starting Year 7 in September 2021.

Parents and carers should complete one application form for each child. You can apply online using a simple form. If, for any reason, you can’t apply online you can come to the Civic Offices for assistance.

If you would like to apply for UTC Portsmouth for a Year 10 place on September 2021, you should contact the college directly.

If you don’t live in Portsmouth, you should contact your home local authority or visit their website for information on applying for a school place and the admissions process.

You can contact the School Admissions Team by emailing or by phone on 023 9268 8008.