School admissions booklet for September 2018-19

This booklet contains information about applying for a school place for the 2018–19 school year. The important information is covered on our main pages:

The booklet is divided into ten parts that you can download separately.

For help and advice or to receive printed versions of the documents below contact our School Admissions Team.


Part one – contents, introduction and policy information
(pages 1–23)

Part two – primary schools
(pages 24 – 43)

Part three – secondary schools
(pages 44–50)

Part four – special schools
(Page 51)

Part five – academies criteria
(page 52 – 64)

Part six – community and voluntary controlled schools criteria
(pages 65–66)

Part seven – free school criteria
(page 67)

Part eight – trust schools & UTC criteria
(page 68–71)

Part nine – voluntary aided church schools criteria
(pages 72–90)

Part ten – glossary, notes and application form
(pages 91–92)