School applications timetable

September 2021 entry

School admissions timetable
StatusPrimary schoolsSecondary schools
Online application forms available 1 September 2020 1 September 2020
Closing date for applications 15 January 2021 31 October 2020
Deadline for giving supporting documentation  15 February 2021 7 December 2020
Offers made 16 April 2021 1 March 2021
Deadline for accepting or refusing places 30 April 2021 15 March 2021
Waiting lists prepared and vacancies allocated after 30 April 2021 after 15 March 2021
Deadline for accepting or refusing a place 10 days from offer 10 days from offer
Closing date for appeal applications 17 May 2021 29 March 2021
Appeal hearings (on time applications) Heard by 16 July 2021 (may be later because of coronavirus) Heard by 17 June 2021 (may be later because of coronavirus)
Appeal hearings (late applications) Within 40 days of appeal closing date where possible or 30 school days of appeal being lodged (may be later because of coronavirus) Within 40 days of appeal closing date where possible or 30 school days of appeal being lodged (may be later because of coronavirus)