Apply for a secondary school place for September 2019


If your child is currently in year 6 at junior/primary school, they will be due to transfer to secondary school in September 2019.  You must apply to Cumbria County Council for a secondary school place.

Please note - the online application process closed on 31st October 2018.

If you have not yet made an application for your child to transfer to secondary school in September 2019, you need to do so as soon as possible.

If you have not yet made an application, you can either:

• complete a WORD version of form SA8 (Word 66KB), which can be completed electronically and sent to School Admissions by email to school.admissions@cumbria.gov.uk
• download the PDF version of the form SA8 (PDF 267kb) and return it either to your child's preferred school or send it to School Admissions at:


School Admissions and Appeals
Children and Families Services
Cumbria County Council
Parkhouse Building
Kingmoor Business Park
Carlisle
CA6 4SJ

The closing date for applications was 31st October 2018.  

As the deadline date for transfer to secondary applications has now passed, parents and carers will no longer be able to apply online for a secondary place in September 2019.  If you have not yet made an application, please see the section "How do I apply for a secondary school place?"