Last updated:

14th December 2023

Starting and applying for secondary school - age 11

Applying for a Secondary School Place for September 2024

The deadline for submitting on time applications has now passed. To submit a late application, please download and complete one of the forms below and return it to schooladmissions@wokingham.gov.uk

You will also need to provide the reasons for your application being submitted after the national deadline.

Secondary School Application 2024 (PDF Document)

Read the Parents Guide to Secondary School Admissions 2024 to 2025 (PDF document). This contains all statutory information you need to know about applying for a school place.  .

What schools can I apply to?

There are 10 state secondary schools in Wokingham and one all-through school. Find out more about individual schools below.

If you live in the Wokingham Borough, apply to us for a secondary school place, even if you want to apply for a school in another local authority area.

Read the admissions policies, in the tab, below, for schools you're interested in. You can also find these on the individual school's website, in the 'secondary schools' tab, below.

Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Read our Local Offer page for information on support for children with special educational needs and disabilities.

Making an application

When you make an application to us you can list up to 4 schools, in order of preference.

  • Every address in the borough has at least 1 designated area school - we recommend you include this as one of your choices
  • You can view all the state schools in the Borough in our directory.
  • You can choose any state school, even if it isn't in our borough.
  • If you want to apply to a private school you will need to apply to the school directly.

Schools in other boroughs

If you've selected a school in another borough, you should check to make sure if there are any extra forms you need to complete. You can find our neighbouring boroughs' school admissions websites below:

Secondary school websites

  • Bohunt School, Sheerlands Road, Arborfield, Wokingham, RG2 9GB. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.)
  • The Bulmershe School, Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 3EU. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.)
  • The Emmbrook School, Emmbrook Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 1JP. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.)
  • The Forest School, Robin Hood Lane, Winnersh, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5NE. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.)
  • The Holt School, Holt Lane, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 1EE. (A state school for girls aged from 11 to 18.)
  • Maiden Erlegh School, Silverdale Road, Earley, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 7HS. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.)
  • Oakbank School, Hyde End Lane, Ryeish Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1ER. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.)
  • The Piggott School, Twyford Road, Wargrave, Berkshire, RG10 8DS (A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 18 - through a school based across 2 sites.)
  • St Crispin's School, London Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1SS. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18)
  • Waingels College, Waingels Road, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4RF. (A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.)

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