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In-year school admissions application form

Apply for in-year school admissions - moving to a different school

Use the online form below to apply for a school place for your child in-year:

Indicates mandatory fields

Apply for in year school admission

Information about applying

  • Complete all relevant sections - if you don't your application could be delayed
  • Applications can take 20 school days to process
  • Applications must be a maximum of a half-term in advance of when school place is required
  • We'll let you know about your application in writing at the address you give us

Section 1: Application information

Reason for applying

For admission to schools outside Wokingham borough check with the local authority where the school is or with the school directly. Only use this form if it's acceptable to the admission authority for the school.

Section 2: Child's details

Gender of child

Section 3: Your details


If you are have cared for someone else’s child for more than 28 days and are not an immediate relative it is a legal responsibility to  contact us.

Do you have parental responsibility
Is this the child's address
Are you moving
Have you exchanged contracts or completed, or do you have a signed rental agreement for this property - you will need to submit this with your application when it's available

Evidence of the move will be required, including disposal of your current home address. Please advise if there are any changes to these plans as this may affect the allocation of a school place.

Section 4: Current or last school

We may seek further information from your child’s current school to verify information provided on this application form or to determine whether the  Fair Access Protocol (PDF document) should be considered for your child’s application.

Does your child have any fixed or permanent exclusions
Have you discussed the proposed change of schools with your child’s current school
Is there any additional information which you consider is relevant to this application? Do you think your application should receive consideration under our Fair Access Protocol?

Serious consideration should be given to moving a child in year 10 or 11 as this can adversely affect education. While a place may be available at a preferred school subjects may be full or modules may have been completed in a different order to any previous school. You must provide details of the subjects which are being studied in Section 5F.

Section 4: School preferences

You may list up to 4 school preferences and your reasons for those preferences. 


Rank them with the school you prefer most as number 1.

If your application is for a school outside Wokingham borough check with the school to see what application form is best. If the school is happy to proceed with our application form indicate the local authority where it is.

Applications for Earley St Peter’s CE Aided Primary School must be made by completing the application form available from Earley St Peter’s CE Aided Primary School website.

Section 5: Additional information

A. Does your child have a Statement of Special Educational Need or Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC)?:
B. Is the child looked after or previously looked after by a local authority?: (Relevant supporting information will be required.)
C. Are you applying on grounds of serious medical, physical, psychological, or social need? (Evidence required):
D. Are you applying on denominational grounds? (Applicable to voluntary aided schools only. Evidence will be required to be submitted directly to the school):
E. Does your child have a sibling(s) living at the same address attending any of your preferred schools? (*If 'yes', please complete details below):

For Year 10 and 11 pupils - provide details of GCSE or other qualifications being studied below:


If you're considering moving your child in these year groups it could be difficult to match the curriculum or space in teaching groups for subjects that accommodate a limited number of pupils for safety. For example science and technology or courses that are already full at the school.

G Names and date of birth of other applications submitted at the same time:

Section 6: Declaration


The local authority reserves the right to carry out further investigations and require additional evidence to verify information contained in this form, including contacting the child’s previous school.


Please note that the information will not be disclosed to any other organisation without your consent other than to schools, other local authorities or government agencies e.g. Department for Education or Local Government Ombudsman for school admission purposes. Please refer to In-year Guide for further information.

I have attached (below) supporting information relating to

I declare that the information I have given on this form is correct and that I am the person with parental responsibility for the child named above.

I confirm that, to the best of my knowledge, the declared address will continue to be the child’s residence beyond the start of school and will advise the school admissions team of any changes.

I have read and understood the admission arrangements and criteria for all of my preferred schools and have completed and submitted any additional or supplementary information forms which may be required.

I understand that any place offered may be withdrawn if I give false or misleading information.


Personal information contained in this form is subject (EU) General Data Protection Regulations. For more information visit the privacy webpage

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