Transfer Information for September 2018

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 2018

  • deadline for 11+ assessment requests

Early September 2018

  • preference forms and information booklets on secondary education are available online or on request

  • the online admission system opens for parents of children in year 6 in Wirral schools

  • tests for grammar school assessments are carried out

October 2018

  • the Independent Assessment Boards meet

  • grammar school assessment outcomes are sent to parents (by 21 October)

31 October 2018

  • online applications and preference forms must be returned by this date

1 March 2019

  • email offers are sent to online applicants

  • offers of school places for paper form applicants are posted second class on this date

15 March 2019

  • reply slips or emails to be returned by this date

31 March 2019

  • appeals to be submitted by this date

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 the letter below.