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 2019/20 (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.

2019 admission

Admission round starts

Closing date for applications

Offer date

Nursery

2 July 2018

14 September 2018

  • 30 November for January/September 2019 admission
  • 8 March for April 2019 admission

Reception

5 November 2018

14 January 2019

16 April 2019

Year 7 (secondary school)

1 October 2018

30 November 2018

1 March 2019

Apply for an in-year transfer

Complete the in-year application form 2018/19  (pdf) to transfer your child’s school (outside of the normal year of entry). 

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.

Sixth-form admission

Please apply directly to the school 

Privacy notice

The school admissions privacy notice (pdf) explains how we use your data.

Contact 

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

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