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Applying for secondary school online
If you are a Brighton & Hove resident you will be able to apply for school places online using the council's website if your child is due to start infant, primary, junior or secondary school in Se
You can fill in the online school admission registration and then submit up to three school preferences for your child in the same way that you would do if using the paper form.
The online admissions guidance will answer questions about applying online.
Other web sites which provide useful information about schools and the school admissions process, include the Department for Education website, and Ofsted's website which provides information on school performance and inspections.
When you first register as a new user, you will be asked to type in your email address and create a password and username so that your application is secure. You will be able to return to your online application to check or amend it right up to the closing date for that admissions exercise. The same closing date applies to online admissions as to those returning the paper preference form (31 October 2012 at 3pm).
You can use the online preference form to apply for a place at a voluntary aided (church) school place or an academy or a school in another local authority area. Please remember to provide any additional supporting documents or information as required by that school’s admission priorities. Documents and information must be handed directly to the school, and you must at that point tell the church school or Academy if you have applied online.
If you are applying online to a community school but are providing supporting documents about exceptional circumstances, these documents should be handed in or sent to the school admissions team. If you apply online and give a valid email address you will receive your decision by e-mail in the afternoon of 1 March 2013. Depending on your settings, yu may find that this email is identified as 'spam.' You will not receive a letter in the post unless you specifically request one.
If you decide to apply online we strongly recommend that you do not leave it to the last minute. Whilst our technical systems are robust, high demand could make it difficult for you to access the system if many other parents are trying to log in at the same time. If your application is received after 3pm on 31 October 2012 it will be classed as a late application.
You can access the website:
- at home
- at an internet café
- at a library (if you are a library member you can get free internet access at any Brighton & Hove library) and get support from our council connect service
- at a UK online centre
- at the customer service centre in Bartholomew House, Bartholomew Square
If you experience any problems in accessing or using the Brighton & Hove online admissions site, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone on 01273 293653.
Please write your application reference, username and password in the paper version of the admissions booklet or on a piece of paper and keep it in a safe place.