For information on transferring your child to another school please use the following links:
Admission into Reception or Year 7 for September 2014
The online application system for Reception applications is now open. The closing date for Reception applications is 15 January 2014 - Click here to fill in an online application
The closing date for Year 7 applications was 31 October 2013. You can still apply for a Year 7 place using the online application system but your application will be treated as late and processed after all the applications that were received on time.
The links on this page will give you all the information you will need throughout the application process, please add it to your favourites so you can come back here easily.
You should also read the information booklet ‘Moving On’ for secondary applications or ‘Starting Out’ for primary applications. These booklets give you details of all the schools in Tameside and the oversubscription criteria that will be applied if there are more applications than places available. There is also a lot more information you will need to look at before making your application.
View details of all the schools in the borough and how they will allocate places for September 2014. Please take the time to have a look especially if you are applying for a voluntary aided school. Some voluntary aided schools will ask for additional information to support your application, for example, proof of church attendance or a baptismal certificate. Please check with the school what additional information is required.
Moving On is your guide to applying for a place in Year 7
Starting Out 1.16 MB is your guide to applying for a place in Reception
School allocations in previous years
For information on how we have allocated places at primary and secondary schools in previous years, please visit our allocation statistics page
For information on how to appeal, please see our guide: Appealing for a School Place - Guidance for Parents
Admission into nursery classes in Tameside
For information on how to apply for a place in a nursery class at a Tameside school please use the following link: Nursery Admissions.
Please use the following links for the full admission arrangements for every maintained school in Tameside
- School Admission Arrangements for the School Year 2013/14
- School Admission Arrangements for the School Year 2014/15
- School Admission Arrangements for the School Year 2015/16 (Consultation)
Support for school age children
Free school meals
Please visit the free school meals web pages for information on if your child would be eligible for free school meals and how to apply.
Zero fare bus passes
Please visit the zero fare bus pass web pages for information on if your child would be eligible for a zero fare bus pass and how to apply.
School bus services in Tameside are provided by Transport for Greater Manchester. School bus timetables can be found on their website TfGM