Wigan Council Secondary school in year application form

Details of Child

Once we have allocated a place at a school, your child must start within four school weeks. If they do not you will have to re-apply. Please bear this in mind if you are in the process of moving house.

Looked after and previously looked after children

If yes, you will need to provide evidence to support this. Please submit the evidence to the contact details at the bottom of the form.



Armed Forces Personnel Only

Date of new posting:

If yes, you will need to provide a letter from your commanding officer to confirm this. Please send this to the contact details at the bottom of the form.

Current School Details




It is essential that parents notify the Head Teacher of the child's current school. In order to ensure that a transfer can be processed more smoothly, it will be necessary to contact your child's current school for further information

NOTE: If you tick the box, we will offer you the highest preference school where all of your children can be admitted. If none of your preferences can offer all of your children a place, we will try to offer another school with places for all. If you do not tick the box we will offer places according to your preferences which may mean your children have to attend different schools.

School preferences

For Year 10 and 11 pupils only: Moving schools in Key Stage 4 (years 10 and 11) is difficult as schools offer different curriculum. Have you approached any of the schools that you have requested to satisfy yourself that your child’s option subjects can be accommodated?

Preference 1

If you have a sibling at this school / applying for this school, please give details:

Date of Birth:

Preference 2

If you have a sibling at this school / applying for this school, please give details:

Preference 3

If you have a sibling at this school / applying for this school, please give details:

Declaration

The information provided on this form will be processed in accordance with the Local Authority’s School Admissions and Appeals Service Privacy Notice. Information will be treated as confidential and will be used only for the purpose of processing your child’s application for a school place in accordance with the School Admissions Code 2014.

The Privacy Notice is in line with our duties as set out in the Data Protection Act 2018 and GDPR. The legislation gives rights to those individuals whose data is held.

These include:

  • The right to request access to the data that is being held by contacting the Council Data Protection Officer – dataprotectionofficer@wigan.gov.uk
  • The right to request the reason why the data is being held and what it is being used for.
  • The right to request data to be removed (although without the information, your application for a school place cannot be processed).
  • The right to request the Local Authority to correct or amend any incorrect information.
  • The right to know who the data may be shared with.
  • The right to know how long the data can be held before it is destroyed.

A copy of the full Privacy Notice is available by following this link – School Admissions and Appeals Service Privacy Notice.

By submitting your application you are declaring that you have read and understood the terms of the notice.

School Organisation Contact Details

Email: SchoolPlaces@wigan.gov.uk

Address: School Organisation Team, People Directorate, Wigan Council, PO Box 100, WN1 3DS

Telephone: 01942 489013

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