Secondary School Applications
Information below is for pupils in Year 6 in the academic year 2016/17:
From Thursday 1 September 2016
An information leaflet is distributed to parents/carers by primary schools or posted for Kirklees children attending a primary school in another local authority.
Thursday 1 September 2016
Applications can be made from this date. All applications must be made online.
September and October 2016
Open evenings are held for the majority of secondary schools in Kirklees.
Monday 31 October 2016
This is the closing date for applications. Remember that a late application can severely reduce your chances of obtaining a place at your preferred school.
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Parents/carers can log on to the Kirklees parent portal from 00:30 am to see their offer of a school place and an email offer will be sent during the day to the email address the parent/carer used when submitting their application.
Thursday 13 April 2017
The last day for requesting an appeal for starting community and voluntary controlled schools in September 2017. Academies, free schools, trust schools and voluntary aided schools may have different closing dates for appeals. You must contact them directly.
May 2017 onwards
Appeal hearings take place.
31 December 2017
Waiting lists close for community and voluntary controlled schools. Academies, free school, trust schools and voluntary aided schools may have different closing dates for waiting lists. Please contact them directly.
Heckmondwike Grammar School (HGS) Selection for September 2017
Please be aware that Heckmondwike Grammar school have confirmed the following dates for admission for pupils in September 2017.
This is for pupils who are in Y5 in the academic Year 2015/16:
Open Evenings: June 22nd 2016, June 23rd 2016,
Deadline for submitting online registration form to HGS for entrance exams: 27th June 2016
Entrance Examination for HGS: 10th September 2016
Target date for parents to be informed of the outcome of the entrance exam: 15th October 2016
Final date for submission of common application form: 31st October 2016