Secondary admissions

How to apply for a place at a secondary school.

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 2019 - Year 7 place

All children in Year 6 are due to start Secondary School in September 2019.

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 2018 you can view your application only via: Secondary 2019 Application: VIEW ONLY  to view your decision with the username and password you used to apply.

Emails will be sent at 8.30a.m to the email address used to complete the online form (if you have changed your email we are unable to redirect your decision and you will have to wait for your letter).

Decisions letters will be posted to everyone on Friday 1 March.

IMPORTANT: No decisions will be given over the phone.  


You can apply online:

or print off and return the form from the Downloads and Resources Section on this page.

The late closing dates and announcement dates are:-

  • Forms received by 28/02/2019 - decision letters will be posted out on 29/03/2019
  • Forms received by 29/03/2019 - decision letters will be posted out on 26/04/2019
  • Forms received after 29/03/2019 will be processed on an ongoing basis


School transfers (for this school year 2018/19) - 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 below:

2018-19 In Year Transfer Moves within Doncaster
Download (3.5MB - PDF)


Please note:  You are advised to read the Guidance Notes in the downloads and resources section 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 of this page.

More Information

For further information, please contact us:

Last updated: 26 March 2019 10:51:26