Apply for a secondary school place

Introduction and key dates

If you live in Buckinghamshire, you can apply for a secondary school place between 6 September 2023 and 31 October 2023.

Buckinghamshire has both upper (all-ability) schools and grammar schools.

If you want your child to attend a grammar school, they must first sit the Secondary Transfer Test and achieve a score of 121.

Key secondary school admission dates

Date Event

6 September 2023

Online applications open

13 October 2023

Secondary Transfer Test results day (if the test was taken by 14 September)

31 October 2023

Deadline to submit your child’s application

1 March 2024

School offer day