Starting Primary School
Before making your application, it is important you view the Starting School information booklet.Applicants resident in another English authority must apply to their home local authority even if applying for a school within Cheshire West and Chester.
Closing date for applications: 15 January 2021
From 12.30am on 16 April 2021 application results are released
Transferring to Secondary School
Before making your application, it is important you view the Transferring to Secondary School information booklet.
Applicants resident in another English authority must apply to their home local authority even if applying for a school within Cheshire West and Chester.
Closing date for applications: 31 October 2020
From 12.30am on 1 March 2021 application results are released
**Please note - In light of the Grammar School 11+ exam results not being available until after the closing date for applications. Any applicant who has expressed a preference for a Grammar school, wishing to amend their preferences as a result of the exam outcome will be able to do so up until 11 December and the changes will be treated as on time.**
It is important you view information to consider before making your application
Applicants can apply for an In Year school transfer to any Cheshire West and Chester school or academy (excluding independent schools)
To apply, you need to create an account and follow the online application process
Once you have submitted your application, the school/academy will notify you direct the outcome of your application within five school days
Applicants requesting a place at an independent (private) school must contact the school direct.
If you have any difficulties with this process please contact the authority on 0300 123 7039 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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