Changing school in-year

8. Timeline for in-year September 2020

Please note that if you wish to make an in year application for a school place starting in September 2020 we will process your application in accordance with the timetable below.  Please note that any applications received before 20 April 2020 will be disregarded.

 

If you are moving into Buckinghamshire you will need to provide evidence of your move before we can consider your application by the timelines below.

Primary schools

Applications received between 20 April and 31 May will be processed by 21 July 2020

Applications received between 1 June and 21 July will be processed by the start of school in September 2020*

Applications received after 21 July will not be processed until after the start of school in September 2020

* Please note that for applications received between 1 June to 21 July for Primary applications only, we will endeavour to process by the end of August but this may not always be possible due to school holidays as we may not be able to contact schools to discuss the offer of a place. In many cases it is the school that would make the final decision. 

Secondary schools

Applications received between 20 April and 31 May will be processed by 21 July 2020

Applications received between 1 June and 21 July  will be processed by the end of August/start of school September 2020, but this may not always be possible.  During the school holidays we will not be able to contact schools to discuss the offer of a place. In all cases it is the school that would make the final decision. 

Applications received after 21 July will not be processed until after the start of school in September 2020

 

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus we may experience some delays with processing applications.

For most secondary schools and a number of primary schools decisions on the offer of a school place is made directly by the school not the local authority.  If school staff are not available to make these decisions then your application could be delayed  if this applies to your application, we will write to you.

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Last updated: 4 May 2020

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