Admission to school

provided by the Children's Services Department

Timeline of application process for admission to Year 7 in September 2016

Online application system opens & paper application forms become available - Monday 14 September 2015

Parents of children resident in Hampshire (not including Portsmouth or Southampton) wishing to apply for a Year 7 place at a publicly funded secondary school (including schools outside Hampshire) can apply online or request a paper application form available from Hampshire schools or from the County Admissions Team.

National deadline for secondary school applications -  Saturday 31 October 2015

Applications must be submitted by this date. The online application system will close at midnight on 31 October 2015. Paper application forms should be returned to any Hampshire County Council school during school hours or the County Admissions Team. Please note that the deadline falls during the October half-term holiday. If you wish to hand your form into a school, you must do so by Friday 23 October 2015.

Final date for changes to on-time applications - Friday 8 January 2016

If there is a significant change in your circumstances (usually a change of address) since the national closing date and you are able to provide evidence of this to the County Admissions Team, you may make a change to an on-time application up until this date. No changes can be made to on-time applications after 09 January 2015.

National notification date - Tuesday 1 March 2016

On-time online applicants will receive their notification by email. They will also be able to log into the online system and view the outcome of their application. Parents who submitted a paper application form will be sent a letter on 1 March 2016 by first class post. Letters will also be sent to online applicants who were not offered a place at their first preference school.

Tuesday 15 March 2016 - Late applications received before 1 March 2016 will be considered.

From Wednesday 16 March 2016 - Late applications received on or after 1 March 2016 will be considered.