Apply for a school place
Parent Portal is now available, however we are aware of an issue affecting some applications. If you do have an issue email firstname.lastname@example.org and try again in 24 hours. If you have issues uploading documents email them to email@example.com. Please make sure your child's name and date of birth are clearly stated.
Follow the steps on this page to apply for a nursery, primary (reception) or secondary (year 7) place for September 2019.
1. Understand the process
Stockport's School Admissions processes and policies are very easy to understand and in our experience; parents who take the time to read and understand our policies leave the process satisfied with the outcome of their application.
Common mistakes can be avoided by simply taking the time to read the information in our policy document, on our website and in our parent booklet. For information on how school places are allocated visit our admissions explained page.
Eligible dates of birth and Closing Dates
|Admission Types||Birth dates between||Application closing date||Offer date|
|Nursery - Consideration for January 2019 start||1 September 2015 - 31 December 2015||31 October 2018||Late November 2018|
|Nursery - Consideration for April 2019 start||1 September 2015 - 31 March 2016||15 February 2019||Late February 2019|
|Nursery - September 2019||1 September 2015 - 31 August 2016||31 March 2019||17 May 2019|
|Primary (Reception) - September 2019||1 September 2014 - 31 August 2015||15 January 2019||16 April 2019|
|Secondary (Year 7) - September 2019||1 September 2007 - 31 August 2008||31 October 2018||1 March 2019|
The guidance below provides information for parents and carers.