Year 6 Secondary Applications
Secondary School Admissions - September 2023
Applications are now being taken for Secondary School places for September 2023. To apply for your child's place please follow the link below. Closing date for applications is 31st October 2022.
Secondary School Admissions - September 2022
We are writing to let you know that if your child is now in year 6 it is now time to apply for their secondary school place for September 2023. Please note, it is your responsibility to apply for the school that you wish your child to attend.
Our website www.swindon.gov.uk contains a host of useful information to help you make an informed decision about which school you would like your child to attend. The application process will be available from 1st September 2022 until midnight 31st October 2022.
How do I apply for a school place?
Applying could not be easier. Simply complete the online application form which will be available on our website 24 hours a day 7 days a week at:
Your first step will be to register your details and select a password if you do not already have a Citizen Portal account. You will then be able to make your application.
You will receive a notification by email that your application has been received. You can make changes to your application, including the preferences, up until midnight on the closing date of 31st October 2022. If you return to your application at any time, simply to view it, or make changes, you must remember to complete the process and re-submit the application.
Any un-submitted applications will not be considered.
Before making an application please carefully read the School Admission Guide which can be found on our website at the address above. You will be asked to confirm that you have read and understood this guide before you submit your application.
Key dates in the application process
You must submit your application no later than midnight on the 31st October 2022.This is the closing date. The online facility will also close on this date.
Offer emails will be sent out on the 1st March 2023.
You must accept or refuse the place offered by the 15th of March 2023. (You will be sent instructions on how to accept your place in your offer email). Once you have accepted your child's place the school will contact you with further information.
If you would like any further information or assistance with the Admission process, the Admissions Team will be able answer any queries you have, please submit a general enquiry request via our website.
Information letter for Year 6 Students from Swindon Borough Council Admissions team
The Ridgeway Open Day information
Please see the information below from The Ridgeway school regarding an Open Evening for Year 6 student parents and Carers
As the secondary admission deadline is approaching, I wanted to share with you that our Y6 Open Evening takes place on Thursday 29th September and tickets are bookable via - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/hannah-ornov-31723028577
I look forward to hopefully seeing you soon!
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