School admissions for September 2023 entry
Secondary school entry
If you have a child who was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012, you must apply for a secondary school place for September 2023.
On time applications for year 7 places at secondary school 2023 are now closed. All applications after 31 October for secondary schools are considered as late applications.
If you have a child who was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019, you must apply for a Reception school place for September 2023.
Before you apply for your child’s school place for September 2023, please make sure the following applies to you:
- You live in Slough
- Your child is eligible to start primary school in September 2023
- You know which school you would like your child to attend
- You know how your child will get to school
- You have read our helpful guide - available soon
Everyone must apply for a school place. There is no automatic entry to any school.
The national closing date for on-time primary applications is 15 January 2023.