Apply for an in-year school transfer school place

Apply for an in-year school transfer school place

If your child is already at school and you want a transfer of school in Plymouth, you can apply using the in-year school transfer application.

You can apply for up to three schools (your first, second and third preferences). Some schools (mainly faith schools) also ask you to complete additional paper forms that must be sent directly to them.

Step 1

Find the three schools you're interested in from our find a school section.

Read the relevant admission criteria for each school. All of the information you need including the school admission criteria, process timetable and school contact details are in booklet below:

Download A parents' guide to in-year school admissions [PDF, 1.4MB]

Step 2

We don't accept responsibility for the security of your submission. It's up to you to ensure your computer has appropriate security installed.


Step 3

Any changes to your application after submission must be notified in writing. The close date for applications is at midnight on each working day.

We aim to allocate a school place within 20 school days of receipt of your application. Most allocations will be made well in advance of this but this depends on if we need to obtain further information.

Email or call 01752 307170 or 01752 307110 for further information about choosing and applying for schools. School admissions staff are available from 11am to 3pm.