Apply for a primary school place: step by step This step-by-step process is for parents of children applying to start primary school. Apply for a secondary school place: step by step This step-by-step process is for parents of children applying to start secondary school in September 2021. Transfer from infant to junior school: step by step How to apply for a place when your child transfers from infant to junior school. Primary school in-year admissions: step by step How to apply for a primary school place outside of the normal admissions period, as an in-year admission. School admissions information Confidentiality and preferences, waiting lists, late applications, Special Educational Needs (SEN), neighbouring authorities, starting primary or secondary school, in-year admissions. 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. Distance between your home and schools Find out the approximate distance from your home to the schools you wish to apply for. University technical colleges and studio schools Applying for a place at a university technical college or studio school. Applications due to a medical need Applying for a priority school place if your child has medical needs.