Secondary School Applications
Information below is for pupils in Year 6 in the academic year 2022/23:
From Tuesday 1 September 2020
An information leaflet is distributed to parents/carers by primary schools or posted for Kirklees children attending a primary school in another local authority.
Tuesday 1 September 2020
Applications can be made from this date. All applications must be made online.
September and October 2020
Open evenings are held for the majority of secondary schools in Kirklees.
Saturday 31 October 2020
This is the closing date for applications. Remember that a late application can severely reduce your chances of obtaining a place at your preferred school.
Monday 1 March 2021
Parents/carers can log on to the Kirklees parent portal from 08:30 am to see their offer of a school place and an email offer will be sent during the day to the email address the parent/carer used when submitting their application.
Monday 12th April 2021
The last day for requesting an appeal for starting community and voluntary controlled schools in September 2021. Academies, free schools, trust schools and voluntary aided schools may have different closing dates for appeals. You must contact them directly.
May 2021 onwards
Appeal hearings take place.
Thursday 31 December 2021
Waiting lists close for community and voluntary controlled schools. Academies, free school, trust schools and voluntary aided schools may have different closing dates for waiting lists. Please contact them directly.
Heckmondwike Grammar School (HGS) Selection for September 2023
Please be aware that Heckmondwike Grammar school have confirmed the following dates for admission for pupils in September 2023.
This is for pupils who are in Y6 in the academic Year 2022/23:
Open Evenings: 22nd June 2022 & 23rd June 2022
Deadline for submitting online registration form to HGS for entrance exams: 27th June 2022
Entrance Examination for HGS: 19th September 2022 (TBC)
Target date for parents to be informed of the outcome of the entrance exam: 17th October 2022
Final date for submission of common application form: 31st October 2022
Please see Heckmondwike Grammar website for further updates