Transfer Information for September 2020

For information about the admissions process for secondary schools in Wirral, a timetable of key dates, downloadable booklets and much more, please visit the Wirral Local Authority website by clicking here.

In addition, we have reproduced some of this information below.

Secondary Schools Admissions Timetable

31 MAY 2019

Deadline for Request for Assessment Forms to be returned.

September 2019

Preference forms and information booklets on secondary education are available online or on request.

The online admission system opens on 1 September for the parents of Year 6 children who live in Wirral.

Tests for grammar school assessments are carried out.

October 2019

Grammar school assessment outcomes are sent to parents by 21 October.

31 October 2019

Online applications and preference forms must be returned by this date.

2 March 2020

Email offers are sent to online applicants.

Offers of school places for paper form applicants are posted second class on this date.

10 March 2020

Reply slips or online acceptances to be returned by this date.

31 March 2020

Appeals to be submitted by this date.

May to July 2020

Appeals to be heard and decided.

September 2020

Children start secondary school in Year 7.

Local Secondary Schools

Our Year 6 children go on to attend a number of different secondary schools in the area, including:

Bebington High Sports College

Birkenhead High School Academy for Girls

Neston High School

Prenton High School for Girls

St Anselm's College for Boys

St John Plessington

South Wirral High School

Wirral Grammar School for Boys

Wirral Grammar School for Girls

Wirral F.U.S.S. offers free (recycled) school uniform for certain secondary schools in the area. More details are available by downloading their letter by clicking here.