Where to get contact information for schools in your local area and what they offer
How to list your first, second and third school preference when applying for a school place.
What happens if more children apply for a school place at a community school or an academy than there are places available
How many places were available at each school and how school places were offered in the past.
Download school admission priorities for this school year, supplementary information forms and draft admission priorities.
When you need to apply, when school place offers are sent out and when children start school
When you need to apply, when school offers are sent out and when children start school
How to add your child to a waiting list for a place at an infant, junior or primary school
How to add your child to a waiting list, called reallocation pool, for a place at a secondary school
Find out how home to school distance is measured and check the distance from your home to schools.
Get information about catchment areas for secondary schools in Brighton & Hove
We may need to see proof of your address. Find out the type of documents you can send
Get in touch with us to let us know If you plan to move, or have already moved home.
What to do if you've made a mistake in your application or need to change your school preferences
What you need to do if you miss the deadline to apply for a school place and what happens to your application
How to apply for a school place at an infant, junior, primary or secondary school in Brighton & Hove. Read our guides before you apply online for a place.
Get in touch with one of our teams for help and information.
Find out the determined school admission for pupils entering school in the 2021-22 academic year. How admission arrangements are agreed for the council's schools, church voluntary aided schools and academies.