Parents urged to apply for Doncaster secondary school places

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Parents and carers of children in Doncaster approaching secondary school age are being urged to apply online for admission in September 2014.

Admissions for secondary places for September 2014 open on Wednesday 10 July 2013. Applications can be made via

Councillor Nuala Fennelly, Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, said: “Applying online is much quicker and easier.

“You will also receive a decision on the announcement day via email rather than waiting for the post to be delivered.

I would urge all parents and carers to apply as soon as possible to give them the best chance of getting a place at their preferred school.”

This year 99% of applicants were offered one of their preferences and 96% were offered places at their first choice.

The closing date for 2014 admission to secondary schools is 30 October 2013.

For further information and advice, parents can either contact their local school or call Doncaster Council on 01302 737204.