This is when junior and secondary school transfer applications open

THE APPLICATION window for parents to apply for school places opens on Monday September 9 for children moving to junior school and secondary school.

Thursday, 5th September 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Saturday, 7th September 2019, 12:59 pm
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Parents will have until midnight on Thursday October 31 for transfer to secondary schools and until midnight on January 15, 2020 for junior transfers.

Parents can apply online at portsmouth.gov.uk/schooladmissions

Councillor Suzy Horton, cabinet member for education at Portsmouth City Council,said: ‘I appreciate what a crucial decision this is, so I urge parents to apply online before the deadline otherwise there will be a real impact on the chances of children getting a place at their preferred school.’

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To apply or to view the Information for Parents 2020/21' booklet visit portsmouth.gov.uk/schooladmissions

The Portsmouth City Council's admissions team can be contacted on 023 9268 8008 or [email protected] if parents need any further advice.