Online secondary and upper school admissions now open

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Is your child due to transfer to secondary or upper school next September? If so, Bedford Borough Council’s online admissions system is now open for the 2021 academic year.

Parents who live within the Borough who have a child in year 6 at primary school or year 8 at a middle school will need to transfer their child to a secondary school or upper school in September 2021.

The transfer to Secondary 2021 round and the transfer to Upper 2021 round is available from 12 September 2020 via the Council website, closing 31 October 2020.

For parents who have a child due to transfer to middle school in September 2021, the transfer to middle school application form will go live from 26 September 2020 until 15 January 2021.

For children starting school in September 2021 (date of birth between 1 September 2016 – 31 August 2017), applications will open 26 September 2020 and will close 15 January 2021.

Cllr James Valentine, Portfolio Holder for Education and Children’s Services said, “Applying for a school place is a quick and easy process that can be done online or using the paper application but parents and carers of children should only use one method to apply.”

For further information go to www.bedford.gov.uk/onlineadmissions

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