Applications for Cheshire East schools can only be processed from families resident in the United Kingdom. The only exception to this is for families of service personnel with a confirmed posting to their area, or crown servants returning from overseas to live in that area. There is more information on our Advice and Guidance page
Any personal or sensitive information that you give to us will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. For details about how we may use your information please see our admissions data protection statement (PDF, 82KB)
September 2015 admissions
If you live in England you must apply for a school place 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. Applicants who live outside of England can apply direct to Cheshire East for a Cheshire East school.
Closing dates for September 2015 primary and secondary applications have now passed. If you wish to apply for reception or secondary Year 7 places, please call 0300 123 5012, or print and complete an application form from our booklet Applying for school places - Cheshire East guide for parents 2015-16 (PDF, 873KB)
Before completing your application you should read the information booklets which contain important information on the application process and information about Cheshire East schools.
As the online application system has now closed, any enquiries regarding applications submitted using this system should be made by email or by phone using the contact details on this page.
Legal right of appeal
Parents who have been unsuccessful with a school preference have a legal right of appeal. Appeals applications should be submitted to the relevant admission authority .
If you wish to apply for 6th form places, please contact the school.
In Year admissions
Applications for school places ‘in year’ are for admission after the first day of the school year into any year group. You will need to complete our In Year Application form, which will be forwarded to your schools of choice. Alternatively hard copies of the application form can be found in the " In Year Admissions 2014/15" booklet or contact 0300 123 5012.
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.