Manchester City Council

Christchurch attacks

Manchester shares its sympathy and our thoughts are with everyone affected by the Christchurch attacks.

Sign the online book of condolence.


Schools, education & childcare Apply for a year 7 secondary place for September 2019

How to apply

Apply here if:

  • your child is starting secondary school for the first time in September 2019; and
  • you live in Manchester.

If you live outside Manchester and need a place here you should still apply to your current council.

We can help children with special educational needs to get the right school place. To find out more see school places for children with special educational needs first.

If you want a place in an independent or private school, contact the school directly.

Follow these steps to apply for a school place:

  1. Find your nearest secondary schools
  2. See how secondary school places are decided
  3. Apply for a place

If you need a place to start now or for a different year go to apply for a secondary school place

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