Secondary school admissions – act now for next year

If you have a child who is due to start secondary school in Brighton & Hove in September 2020, it’s already time to think about applying for a school place. 

The deadline for applications for the city’s community secondary schools, academies and free school for next year is Thursday 31 October. 

Parents can express three preferences.

Visit Brighton & Hove City Council’s website to apply online. 

You’ll find all the guidance and advice you need on the city’s secondary catchment areas and admissions process.

If you need further information please contact the council's school admissions team at or phone 01273 293653.