Starting secondary school is one of the most important events in a child’s life. As a parent/carer, you will no doubt have a wide range of questions about this transition.

If your child is currently attending year 6 at primary school, you will need to apply for them to transfer to secondary school in September 2019.

The Admissions process for children seeking admission into secondary school for September 2019 will commence on 1st October 2018.

The timetable for the admission round is detailed below:

  • Date application packs available 1st October 2018
  • Closing date for applications 30th November 2018 at 12 midday
  • Offer date 1st March 2019

How do I apply?

Applications must be completed by the person holding parental responsibility for the child concerned.

Monmouthshire County Council has an Online Application System , which is available for you to use when making your child’s application. The system enables you to view and amend your child’s application up until the closing date of 30th November 2018 at 12 midday. Alternatively, you can contact us on the details below to request a paper application.

Please take some time to read the Guidance Notes and the Starting School Booklet 2019/20 to help you with the completion of your application, and understand how school places will be allocated, before submitting your application.


Phone: 01633 644508


Directorate for Children & Young People
Innovation House
PO Box 106
NP26 9AN