Deadline for Secondary transfer looming
Oct 28, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
Parents and carers of year 6 children are reminded that the final deadline to submit their secondary school application is 31 October.
Birmingham residents making an application for a year 7 place starting in September 2014 were strongly advised to apply online by 1 October. However the final date for acceptance of late preferences, or a change of preference due to moving home etc, is Thursday 31 October 2013.
Emails offering a secondary school place are sent to applicants who have applied online on Monday 3 March 2014. Letters are also posted the same day and should arrive at applicants' home addresses by Tuesday 4 March 2014.
For further information or to make an application visit birmingham.gov.uk/schooladmissions or call the Children's Information and Advice Service on 0121 303 1888
For more media information contact Debbie Harrison on 0121 303 4476 / 078801 80385
Notes to editors
Last year Birmingham City Council's school admissions and pupil placements team offered advice and guidance to parents/carers and pupils and processed over 15,000 applications for secondary school places.
The number of parents/carers who were offered their first preferred school last year rose to 73.6%, an increase of over 5% on the previous year, and almost 95% of parents/carers were offered one of their preferred schools.
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