If you live in Plymouth, you can apply online for a key stage 4 (years 9 or 10) school place for your child. You need to read the individual school's admission arrangements to see what year they accept children from.
Once you've created an account through the Citizen Portal, you can apply for up to three schools (your first, second and third preferences).
Plymouth has three key stage 4 schools - Plymouth Studio School (year 10), Scott Medical and Healthcare College (year 9) and UTC Plymouth (year 10).
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PLYMOUTH STUDIO SCHOOL
Following discussions with the Regional Schools Commissioner’s (RSC) office and the Department for Education, a decision in principle has been made to close Plymouth Studio School. It is anticipated that the school will close in September 2018. However, before the final decision is made, there will be a ‘listening period’ which will be conducted by the RSC team. Further information is available from Plymouth Studio School.A final decision on the future of the school is expected in June 2018. Any application received for admission to the school in September will be pended until a final decision has been made.
Find the three schools you're interested in. Our find a school section shows details of the schools in Plymouth and gives links to their websites. If you are interested in schools outside of Plymouth, you will need to look at their individual websites.
Read the relevant admission criteria for each school. All of the information you need including the timetable for application, school admission criteria and school contact details (for Plymouth schools) are in booklet below:
Another step (year 9 and 10 admissions) booklet: A guide for parents [PDF, 1.5MB]
You can register online and apply for a school place through the Citizen Portal. Please remember the password that you create as you will need this every time that you log into the portal. Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirmation of registration. You can apply online between Monday 4 September 2017 and Tuesday 31 October 2017. When you apply for a school place, you will receive a confirmation email. Please keep this email.