Children transfer to secondary school at the beginning of Year 7, and applications must be made in September/October of Year 6. There are a range of activities held each autumn for prospective parents/carers to gain additional information for individual schools.
Secondary School Open Evenings
Open Evenings are usually held each autumn for prospective pupils, parents and carers to attend and view schools; due to COVID-19 guidelines this was not possible in 2020 however schools are hoping that they can return in 2021 and the planned dates are as follows:
All Saints’ RC School – Thursday 14th October 2021
Archbishop Holgate’s CE School – Tuesday 28th September 2021
Fulford School – Thursday 7th October 2021
Huntington School – Tuesday 5th October 2021
Joseph Rowntree – Thursday 30th September 2021
Manor CE Academy – Wednesday 29th September 2021
Millthorpe School – Wednesday 6th October 2021
Vale of York Academy – Wednesday 13th October 2021
York High School – Tuesday 12th October 2021
We advise that you check school websites for confirmation of the Open Evening arrangements.
a faith school, such as your local Church of England or Roman Catholic Primary or Secondary school
Check with the school directly if a SIF is required, but always make your school place application to your home Local Authority.
Key Dates for the City of York Council Admissions Process
September-October 2021 – Secondary School Engagement Opportunities 12th September 2021 – Secondary applications open 31st October 2021 – Deadline for applications 1st March 2022 or the next working day – National Offer Day 31st March 2022 – Appeal forms to be returned May-July 2022 – Admission appeals heard