Secondary school places

Online applications now closed

Applications for online seconadary school places have now closed. If you still need to apply, please contact school admissions by emailing admissions@wakefield.gov.uk


This website is for the use of Wakefield residents only. If you are not a Wakefield resident, please refer to the local authority where you live.

If your child already attends a secondary school and you wish to apply for a transfer to another secondary school, you will find further information in ‘Transferring schools or new to Wakefield’.

Before you start

  • If your child was born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007, you can apply for a secondary school place from 2 September 2017.
  • The closing date for applications is 31 October 2017.
  • You will need to create an online admission account on the Enrol website and provide a username and password. Find out how to login
  • Results will be available on 1 March 2018 when you will need to log back into your account using your username and password.
  • You should read the guide for parents for more information.

How to login

  • You will need to create a user account with a password so that your school application can only be accessed by you. You will need to make a note of your login details as you will need these to access your account to see your result.
  • Please seek advice from School Admissions if you wish to make changes to your application once it has been submitted. If you don't, your changes might not be recorded.
  • To create a user account, please select ‘Create Account’ when you reach the Enrol website.
  • You must create a new user account even if you have used this system to apply for a school place before.

General Information

It is your responsibility to apply for a school place for your child. The application must be made by someone with legal Parental Responsibility for the child.

All applications will be treated fairly and allocated in accordance with the published admissions criteria.

We take the issue of fraudulent applications very seriously. You can find further information regarding this matter in the guide for parents.

You can also find information about what to do if you change address in the guide for parents

You can also use this application form to apply for a place.

Contact us

School Admissions

Wakefield Council
County Hall
Bond Street
Wakefield
WF1 2QL

01924 306 052