Shropshire Council

Transferring to secondary school

Children who are in year 6 at primary school will transfer to secondary school the following September and must make an application.

When to apply

Use the information in the table below to work out when your child is due to transfer to secondary school.

Child born between Transfer to secondary school in Apply for a place from Closing date for applications
01/09/2008 - 31/08/2009 September 2020 September 2019 31 October 2019 
01/09/2009 - 31/08/2010 September 2021 September 2020 31 October 2020 

01/09/2010 - 31/08/2011

September 2022 September 2021 31 October 2021

Please note, applications received after the closing dates stated, without exceptional reasons, are not considered until all the applications received on time have been allocated.

How to apply

The closing date of 31 October 2019 has now passed and the online application facility for secondary transfer has closed.  Late applications can now be made using the paper form and will be considered after on time applications have been processed.

To make an application for a Year 2 junior transfer or to start school in September 2020

Apply here »

Why apply online?

  • It's quick and easy
  • You receive an email to confirm your application has been received
  • You can change your application up to the closing date
  • It's available 24 hours a day, seven days a week