Apply for a school place

For a place at Newport’s community or voluntary controlled schools, apply to the council.

For a place at Newport’s voluntary aided (faith) schools apply directly to the school.

Apply for nursery, reception or secondary school 

Read the school admissions policy 2018/19 (pdf) before making an application so that you understand the terms and conditions under which you are making your application.

Read the online application user guide.

September 2018 admission group:

Admission round starts:

Closing date for applications:

Offer date:

Nursery

3 July 2017

18 September 2017

30 November 2017

Year 7 (secondary school)

2 October 2017

30 November 2017

1 March 2018*

Reception

1 November 2017

12 January 2018

16 April 2018*

* Common offer date across all Welsh admission authorities

Apply for an in-year transfer

Complete the in-year application form (pdf) to transfer your child’s school (outside of the normal year of entry).

Read the school admissions policy 2017/18 (pdf) before making an application so that you understand the terms and conditions under which you are making your application.

Sixth-form admission

Please apply directly to the school 

Contact 

For help in completing an application form or to discuss school places email school.admissions@newport.gov.uk