Year 7 – Central Applications to ESF Secondary Schools


(For children born in 2013 and for entry in August 2024)

1-30 September


The central application period for parents to submit application:

An acknowledgement email containing the applicant’s reference number will be sent upon submission

1 September Nomination Rights applications open:
5 October Deadline for receipt of supporting documents
9 October Acknowledgement email sent to parents to advise admission process
Mid-October to end of November Interview period
8 December Offers for Year 7 places sent out
15 December Deadline to confirm places offered by payment of a deposit and non-refundable capital levy

For reasons of oversubscription, applicants may be directed to an alternative school.

Updated on: 27 July 2023