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Transfer to Secondary School in September 2017

If you live in Cumbria and your child was born between 1st September 2005 and 31st August 2006, they will be due to transfer to secondary school in September 2017.  You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a secondary school place, under the Local Authority's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.

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6/09/2016 512k

The closing date for applications was 31st October 2016.  If you have not yet made an application to transfer to secondary school in September 2017, please contact the School Admissions and Appeals Team as soon as possible (contact details available on the right-hand side)

If you have not yet made an application to transfer to secondary school in September 2017, you need to do this as soon as possible.

Before you apply for a school place, please make sure that you have read through the booklet 'Transfer to Secondary School in Cumbria' below.  If you need a hard copy of the booklet, please contact the School Admissions and Appeals Team (contact details available on the right-hand side) and we will send a copy to you.  Copies are also available to view in all infant and primary schools and public libraries in Cumbria.  Pages 9-10 of the booklet explains what happens to applications received after the closing date of 31st October 2016.

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24/10/2016 2834k

The online application process closed on 31st October 2016.  If you have not yet made an application to transfer to secondary school in September 2017, you need to do so as soon as possible. 

You are NOT able to complete an online application instead, you can download an application from (SA3).  You can complete a Word version of the form and return it by email to: school.admissions@cumbria.gov.uk or you can print a (PDF) version, complete it by hand and return to your child's current school.  You can also request a copy of the form from the School Admissions and Appeal Team (contact details available on the right-hand side).

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24/10/2016 67k
24/10/2016 248k
If you live outside Cumbria, you need to apply through your own Local Authority, even if you want to apply for a place in a Cumbrian school.  You must confirm that you have read the booklet and provided accurate information before submitting your application.
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Contact Details

School Admissions and Appeals
Children & Families Services
Cumbria County Council
Cumbria House
117 Botchergate
Carlisle
CA1 1RD

Telephone: 01228 221582

Email:
school.admissions
@cumbria.gov.uk