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Important dates to remember for secondary school applications 2018/2019

Timetable for parents who are applying for a place in Year 7 in September 2018.

9 October 2017

Any parent with a child eligible to start in Year 7 in September 2018 may begin the process of applying for a place. The local authority will write to all parents who have a child registered in a year 6 class in a Swansea primary school inviting them to apply for a year 7 place for their child.

1 December 2017

Deadline for parents to apply and complete the application form online. You should complete one application only with your first, second and third choice of schools clearly stated. Places are allocated in accordance with the oversubscription criteria. There is no guarantee of a catchment place.

Policy on late applications

Note: Any application received after the deadline of 1 December 2017 but prior to the offer day of 1 March 2018 will be considered as a late application and will be considered after all the applications received on time have been allocated places. Any application received after the offer day on the 1 March 2018 will be dealt with in date order and the local authority will only be able to allocate a place in your chosen school if places are still available. This means that you may not be allocated a place at the school of your choice even if you live in the school's catchment area or move into the catchment area after 1 December 2017.

1 March 2018

Parents will be notified about whether or not they have been allocated a place at the school of their choice and if not, where there is a place available.

2 March - 29 March 2018

Parents can appeal against an unsuccessful application by writing to the School and Governor Team.

 

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