Secondary school places for September 2020

If your child is just about to start Year 6 at primary school, you will need to apply for a place at a secondary school.

If you live in Blackpool (so if you pay your council tax to Blackpool or receive housing benefit from Blackpool Council) you should apply through the link below. This will open on 2 September 2019.

If you pay your council tax to Wyre or Fylde, then you need to apply through Lancashire County Council's website.

A parent's information booklet, which contains the admissions criteria and more details on the process, will be available from 2 September 2019.  

The closing date will be 31 October 2019 - you must submit an application by this date.

You can check the table below to see when to apply based on your child's date of birth:

Application dates
Child born betweenStarts secondary schoolApply between
1 September 2007 - 31 Aug 2008 September 2019 September 2018 - October 2018
1 September 2008 - 31 Aug 2009 September 2020 September 2019 - October 2019
1 September 2009 - 31 Aug 2010 September 2021 September 2020 - October 2020

Contact

School admissions team

PO Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA
Telephone 01253 476637/01253 476474