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Secondary School Applications

Information below is for pupils in Year 6 in the academic year 2017/18:

From Friday 1 September 2017

An information leaflet is distributed to parents/carers by primary schools or posted for Kirklees children attending a primary school in another local authority.

Friday 1 September 2017

Applications can be made from this date. All applications must be made online.

September and October 2017

Open evenings are held for the majority of secondary schools in Kirklees.

Secondary school open evenings

Tuesday 31 October 2017

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.

Thursday 1 March 2018

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 29 March 2018

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 2018 onwards

Appeal hearings take place.

31 December 2018

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 2019

Please be aware that Heckmondwike Grammar school have confirmed the following dates for admission for pupils in September 2019.

This is for pupils who are in Y5 in the academic Year 2017/18:

Open Evenings: 20th June 2018 and  21st June 2018

Deadline for submitting online registration form to HGS for entrance exams: noon on the 25th June 2018

Entrance Examination for HGS: to be confirmed

Target date for parents to be informed of the outcome of the entrance exam:  October 2018

Final date for submission of common application form: 31st October 2018