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Secondary school admissions deadline fast approaching

Is your child due to start secondary school in September 2021? If you haven’t applied for a school place yet, be aware the school admissions deadline is coming up fast on Saturday 31st October at 23.59. It’s important to apply on time, or your preferred schools may no longer have spaces available.

If your child has an EHC plan there will be an Annual Review of the plan and you will be able to name your preferred school or type of school during this process.

Still having trouble making your mind up? Check out our Choosing a School fact sheet for some useful tips and advice:

Or contact the Amaze SENDIASS helpline on 01273 772289 or SENDIASS@amazesussex.org.uk to talk it through with an adviser.


Apply online for a school place: Brighton & HoveEast Sussex

Both local authorities also allow you to print and complete a paper form if you prefer.

If you need advice or help with the admissions process, contact your local authority’s school admissions team:

Brighton & Hove: email schooladmissions@brighton-hove.gov.uk or call 01273 293 653
East Sussex: email admissions@eastsussex.gov.uk or call 0300 33 09 472

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