Halton Local Authority's Admissions

Application to Primary 2020

National Offer Day for Primary 2020 is Thursday 16th April 2020. Emails and letters will be sent on the day and you can also login to your online account to view your offer from 00.01 on Thursday 16th April.

For information regarding place offers for this admission round and for an indication of vacancies please view the Primary 2020 Summary

If you have been unsuccessful and wish to make a formal appeal please visit our School Admission Appeals page.

If you wish to make a new preference or have not already applied for a place, please complete and return the Late Primary 2020 Application Form at your earliest opportunity and return it before Sunday 26th April 2020 to be considered for a place in the late allocation which will be processed on Monday 27th April 2020. Please note, a maximum of three preferences can be held for each child, therefore you may be required to withdraw a preference if you have already reached this maximum.

If you have any queries please email schooladmissions@halton.gov.uk


Application to Secondary 2020

For information regarding place offers for this admission round and for an indication of vacancies please view the Secondary 2020 Summary.

If you have been unsuccessful and wish to make a formal appeal please visit our School Admission Appeals page.

If you wish to make a new preference or have not already applied for a place, please complete and return the ​Late Secondary 2020 Application Form​ at your earliest opportunity.

If you have any queries please email schooladmissions@halton.gov.uk


​PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR SCHOOL

To help you in getting your child ready for school Halton has an Early Years Strategy and has also prepared a booklet with guidance on how to prepare your child for school and how to get support from birth up to five years old, The Early Years Newborn to 5 Years Booklet.

HALTON BOROUGH COUNCIL DETERMINED ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS AND CO-ORDINATED SCHEMES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 2020 INTAKE

In accordance with statutory requirements Halton Local Authority consulted between 8th October and 16th November 2018 on its proposed admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools, and co-ordinated primary and secondary admission schemes which apply to all schools in Halton for the September 2020 intake. At a meeting held on 16th January 2019 the Council’s Executive Board agreed the arrangements and a link to the determined arrangements is attached below.  ​

Voluntary Aided Schools and Academy/Free Schools who intend amending their arrangements may be undertaking their own consultation and you should visit the school’s website where those details should be available for viewing. Halton Local Authority’s Annual Report to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator 2019. Office of the Schools Adjudicator annual report is also available​.

HALTON BOROUGH COUNCIL DETERMINED ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS AND CO-ORDINATED SCHEMES FOR THE SEPTEMBER 2021 INTAKE

Following consultation, the Council’s Executive Board at the meeting held on 16th January 2020, determined the admission arrangements for community and voluntary controlled schools for the September 2021 intake, and the Primary and Secondary coordinated admission schemes for the September 2021 intake, which apply to all schools in Halton (Academy, Free Schools, Voluntary Aided, Community, and Voluntary Controlled). The documents are linked below:

Anyone wishing to make an objection to Halton’s determined admission arrangements must contact the Schools Adjudicator​ ​by15th May 2020 to register ​their objection. Details regarding the admission arrangements for Academies and Voluntary Aided schools in Halton can be found on the school’s own website, along with details of how to formally object.​

Data Protection

Halton Borough Council is the Data Controller for the personal information you provide.

We collect and hold information about you in order to process your school admissions request, including applications to primary, junior and secondary schools, in-year transfer applications and school admissions appeals.

For further information regarding data protection please visit our Data Protection and FOI web page