Admissions to infant, junior and primary schools Apply for a primary school place, transfer from infant to junior school, in-year admissions, when your child can start primary school. Admissions to secondary schools, university technical colleges and studio schools Apply for a secondary school place, university technical colleges and studio schools School admissions process Confidentiality and preferences, waiting lists, late applications, special educational needs (SEN), neighbouring authorities, distance between your home and schools. Admission outside of normal year group Parents may seek a place for their child outside of their normal age group, for example, if the child is gifted and talented or has experienced problems such as ill health. Find out more and make a request. Applications due to a medical need Applying for a priority school place if your child has medical needs.