NOW OPEN - ONLINE SCHOOL APPLICATIONS FOR TRANSFERRING TO SECONDARY SCHOOL AND STARTING PRIMARY SCHOOL.
The Online Admissions application allows parents/carers of children starting the Reception class at Primary School and for those transferring from Year 6 at primary school to secondary school to apply online.
Reception Class admission – children born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013 will start School in September 2017.
Transfer to Secondary School – children currently in Year 6, born between 1st September 2005 and 31st August 2006 will transfer to Secondary School in September 2017.
HOW DO I APPLY?
PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SYSTEM IF YOU ARE NOT A BURY RESIDENT.
You can create an account, add your child(ren) to the account and add 3 school preferences. Once the preferences have been created and submitted, they are available for the Local Authority to view. At the end of the Admissions application period, the Local Authority will begin allocating school places to children (based on the information supplied in their preferences), in accordance with the published oversubscription criteria.
To begin using Online Admissions, create an account using the 'Create new user Account' link which can be found on the upper right side of this page. To return after creating an account, use the 'Log In' link which can also be found on the upper right side of this page.
There is no need to complete a paper application once you have submitted an online application.
COMPLETING THE ONLINE FORM:
Your password must be at least 8 characters in length and contain at least 1 character from each of the following groups:
An example of an acceptable password would be: "Bury1234!"
2017 Primary Admissions Timetable:
Reception Admissions (Pupils born between 01/09/2012 - 31/08/2013)• Apply from - September 2016
• Deadline for applications is 15th January 2017
• Emails will be sent on 18th April 2017 after 9am. 2017 Transfer to Secondary School Timetable:
Secondary School Admissions (Pupils born between 01/09/2005 - 31/08/2006)• Apply from - August 2016
• Deadline for applications is 31st October 2016 (Applications submitted after this date will be treated as late)
• Emails will be sent on 1st March 2017 after 9am.
For your Information:
Online applications will be treated in exactly the same way as a paper application received by post, with the additional benefit of you receiving an email acknowledgement of your application and finding out your result at least a day earlier.
If you have any questions about the online admissions process you can contact us on 0161 253 6474 or email us as firstname.lastname@example.org
Using a tablet/smartphone? Access the menu items including the 'Create Account' and 'Login' links using the menu in the top right hand corner.
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