Secondary School


If your child was born between 1st September 2010 and 31st August 2011, you should apply for a secondary school place via Bracknell Forest Council School Admissions online at:

Online applications open on 12/09/2021, close on 31/10/2021. Offers will be sent 01/03/2022


From Bracknell Forest Council


Dear Parent/Carer,

 Re: Applying for a Secondary School place – September 2022

 As your child has now reached their final year of primary education (Year 6) you will now be able to apply for a secondary school place via your home local authority.

 Bracknell Forest Residents

 The application process for secondary school begun on 12 September 2021 and you can make your application for your child to transfer to secondary school from this date by visiting our website;

 The closing date for applications is 31 October 2021 and the online site for applications will close at midday on this date.


Before you make your application;



  • Ensure that you have read The Guide to Secondary Education 2022.23


All information can be found on the Bracknell Forest website using the link above.


Non Bracknell Forest Residents


If you are not a Bracknell Forest resident, then you will need to contact your home local authority for further information to apply for a secondary school place. You must make your application to your home local authority no matter what school you wish to apply for.



If you have made alternative arrangements for your child’s Secondary Education e.g. private or home education then you must inform School Admissions of these arrangements.


Thank you,


School Admissions Team  

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