Secondary admissions

How to apply

Only Doncaster residents should complete our application forms. If you live outside of Doncaster you must apply to your home admission authority regardless of which school you wish to apply for.

Apply for a place for SEPTEMBER 2018 - Year 7 place

All children in Year 6 are due to start Secondary School in September 2018.

It is important to apply as a number of schools will be full next September.

You are encouraged to include your catchment area school as one of your preferences even if this is not your first choice. 


If you applied by 30 November 2017 you can view your application only via: Secondary 2018 Application: VIEW ONLY (please note no changes can now be made)

The National Offer Day is 1 March 2018.  Online applicants will receive a decision email on National Offer Day and decisions will be posted out to all applicants on National Offer Day.  


You can apply online via: 2018/19 Secondary Application Form or print off and return the form from the Downloads and Resources section on this page.

Please also see the '2018-19 Online Guide' at the right hand side of this page for help when applying.

The late closing dates and announcement dates are:-

  • Forms received by 28/02/2018 - decision letters will be posted out on 29/03/2018
  • Forms received by 29/03/2018 - decision letters will be posted out on 27/04/2018
  • Forms received after 29/03/2018 will be processed on an ongoing basis.


Apply online to transfer NOW (for this school year 2017/18) 

Does your child currently attend a school in Doncaster?


the online application is not available as sections of the form must be completed by your present school and your preferred school. Print off the form from the Download and Resource section at the right hand side of this page.


Please note:  

You are advised to read the Guidance Notes at the right hand side of the page before making your application.  If you are applying for a church school you must also complete the relevant additional information form from the Download and Resource section at the right hand side of this page.

More Information

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Last updated: 01 December 2017 08:44:17