School Admissions

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If you live in England you must apply on your 'home' local authority's application form (i.e the authority where you live) even if you are applying for a school in another local authority. Other applicants can apply direct to Cheshire East for a Cheshire East school.

We will ensure that any personal or sensitive information will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. For further details about how we may use your information please see our admissions data protection statement (PDF, 82KB)

September 2014 applications

Primary offers - will be available on 16 April 2014. If you have an online account, you can  access your account here until 30 April 2014, and respond to your offer.  After that date, you will need to email or contact 0300 123 5012.

If you have not yet applied for primary or secondary  school places, you can still submit an application, but it will be classed as late, and may be disadvantaged. More information on late applications is in our booklet "Applying for School Places - guide for parents and carers 2014-15".

The online system is no longer available for applications.  Forms are contained within the above booklet, or you can call 0300 123 5012.

Key Dates

School Type Application opening date Closing date for ontime applications Offers available online Deadline for accepting
or declining places
Primary Reception 1 September 2013 15 January 2014 16 April 2014 30 April 2014
Secondary Year 7 1 September 2013 31 October 2013 3 March 2014 17 March 2014


In Year Admissions

Applications for school places ‘in year’ are for admission after the first day of the school year into any year group but this does not include applications being made for admission to the new reception and year 7 class for September admission. You will need to complete our In Year Application form, which will be forwarded to your schools of choice.

if you wish to apply for a school in another local authority, you will need to contact the relevant authority to find out how to make an application. 

Contact us

Fax 01270 686491

School Admissions, Floor 7
c/o Municipal Buildings
Earle Street

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