Apply for a school place

Parent Portal

Parent Portal is now available, however we are aware of an issue affecting some applications. If you do have an issue email and try again in 24 hours. If you have issues uploading documents email them to Please make sure your child's name and date of birth are clearly stated.

3. Consider your catchment school

Whilst there are never any guarantees, your child's catchment school represents their strongest chance of obtaining a place at a school. Parent/Carers should carefully consider their reasons before deciding not to apply for their catchment school.

You can find your catchment school online using your postcode or alternatively, you can view and download catchment area maps for secondary schools and secondary Catholic schools in Stockport.

Find your catchment school

As allocations vary from year to year; families with younger children should consider the potential impact of two of their children attending different schools having opted for a non-catchment school for their eldest child.