20th Aug, 2019

Get ready to apply to the schools of your choice in Redditch

Correspondent 31st Aug, 2018

APPLICATIONS for schools admission in 2019 will open this weekend, September 1-2.

The applications are for a place at all schools in Worcestershire, for intake in September 2019.

The deadline to apply for a place for high school is October 31, 2018, and January 15, 2019 for Primary, First, Infant, Junior and Middle schools.

Cabinet Member with Responsibility for Education and Skills at Worcestershire County Council, Councillor Marcus Hart said “Starting school and the transition up the educational ladder are big steps for children, and we aim to make this change as smooth as possible.

“We are pleased that with admission for September 2018 every child that applied had a place offered to them, with 93% getting their first choice preference.

“However it is especially important that the deadlines for application are met to avoid missing out on a place.”

Letters and guides on starting school or transitioning to a new school will be sent to schools to be distributed to those eligible to transition to new schools next year.

There is also a secure online system where parents can create an account and submit an application.

If you do not have access to the internet, you can get online at any Worcestershire library or if you require additional assistance please do not hesitate to call School Admissions on 01905 822700.

The online system will also include guides on starting school or transitioning to a new school.

The school admissions system will go live on September 1, 2018 at the following address: www.worcestershire.gov.uk/schooladmissions

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