If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2013, you should have by now received your offer of a school place.
If you have not yet received your offer or have not made an application, please contact the Admissions Team as soon as possible using the Contact Us tab below so we can ensure your child has a place in September.
Once you have received your offer, you must contact the school directly to confirm your acceptance.
Please refer to the Admission Policy (in Downloads, below) for information on how places are allocated.
If you do not get offered a place at the school you requested you may wish to consider the following:
You can ask to go on the waiting list for any school or academy. These will be held in criteria order according to Admission Policy and will close on 23rd July 2014. Waiting lists for academies, Catholic and foundation schools may close earlier, so check their admission policy.
If you have not done so you should accept the place you have been offered by contacting the school directly. This will ensure your child has a place in September and it will not affect your waiting list position.
We continue to fill vacancies up to 23rd July 2014. If you get offered a school that you are happy with, you must request to be removed from the waiting list for any other schools you no longer wish to be considered for. Otherwise you may be allocated and have to accept a place at another school if one becomes available and you will lose the place at your current school.
You can appeal against the decision to refuse your child a place at your preferred school(s). By doing this, you will automatically be placed on the waiting list for your higher preference schools. In the meantime, you should accept the place you have been offered by contacting the school directly. This will ensure your child has a place in September and it will not affect your waiting list position.
Please visit our Appeals page for more information, in Related Pages, below.
Preparing to start secondary school
You can find information regarding bus routes and timetables, and the relevant application forms, on Metro’s website, www.generationm.co.uk. Please apply as soon as possible to give your child the best chance of securing a place on the bus.
If you think your child may be eligible for free travel you can also find an application form for help with travelling expenses at www.generationm.co.uk. It is important to read the policy to confirm your child’s eligibility.
If you think your child may be eligible for free school meals or uniform vouchers please follow the link to the Benefits web page, in Related Pages, below.
For more information please see the Starting Secondary Book http://www.familyinformationleeds.org/content.aspx?ref=htmlfiles/educationinleeds/starting_school.html