Key dates for secondary school admissions

September 2022

The guide to secondary education is published. Parents must read this guide before completing their application.

Start of application process - 12 September 2022

The online admissions system goes live, parents can apply.

National closing date: 31 October 2022

The online site closes at midday. Paper applications are accepted until 5pm.

Deadline to submit supporting documents.

31 December 2022

Latest date for accepting applications for those moving into the area.

Latest date for applicants moving within Bracknell Forest to update their address on their on-time application.

National offer day: 1 March 2023

Emails to Bracknell Forest residents who applied online will be sent.

Letters to Bracknell Forest residents who applied using a paper application form will be sent.

Acceptance deadline: 15 March 2023

Latest date for accepting the offer of a school place.

Second admissions round begins.

Deadline for appeals: 30 March 2023

The closing date for submitting admissions appeals. Appeals lodged after this date may not be heard before the academic school year begins.

Contact information

School Admissions team