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Welcome to the Citizens Portal

You must first register or log in (if you have already registered) in order to add and view applications for supported child related services.

Secondary 2021

You can now apply for Secondary school place for September 2021. The deadline date is 31 October 2020.

Before you begin: Please check that you are resident in the city area of Nottingham. We can only accept applications from Nottingham City council residents for Secondary 2021. You can check by following this link here.

For a guide on how to use this portal and apply please click here.

In year Applications- September 2020 onwards

Please carefully read the guidance notes in the booklet 'Going to School in Nottingham' before completing this application. The booklet can be viewed at Going to School in Nottingham Booklet or you can view a reference copy in Nottingham city schools or at Loxley House, Station Street, Nottingham NG2 3NG.

Check to see if you need to complete supplementary form(s) if making a preference for church school(s). For In year applications the Supplementary forms can be accessed by clicking the following link and scrollling to the bottom of the page. In-year Supplementary forms.

Please provide information if your child has medical needs or disability that can only be met at certain schools. We will require written evidence from a doctor, social worker or other relevant professional to support your application. Please provide documents to support your application if your child is "Looked After" (in the care of the Local Authority) or "previously Looked After" and provide details of which Local Authority.

For in-year applications please carefully read the summary guide to in-year admission arrangements and Appendix 1 which can be viewed by clicking the links highlighted or you can view a reference copy at Loxley House, Station Street Nottingham NG2 3NG or you can request a copy from the School Admissions Team on Tel: 0115 841 5568.

Please provide information if your child has medical needs or disability that can only be met at certain schools. Please provide information if your child has been out of education for more than one month or if your child is at risk of exclusion.

DO NOT APPLY for in year transfers to schools in another authority or for the following schools on this application: Bluecoat Aspley Academy, Bluecoat Wollaton Academy, Bluecoat Beechdale Academy, Bulwell Academy, Djanogly City Academy, Ellis Guilford Academy, Farnborough Academy, Firbeck Academy, Emmanuel School, Nottingham Academy, Nottingham Girls' Academy, Oakwood Academy, Top Valley Academy, Fernwood School (Secondary), Nottingham Free School and Nottingham University of Science and Technology. You will need to contact these schools directly for an in year transfer

For in-year applications we aim to process them within 20 school days (approximately 4 weeks). However, when dealing with high volumes of applications, this means in some cases allocating school places can take longer especially in areas where there are very few in-year vacancies. Please DO NOT contact us before the 20 school day period for a decision on your application.

You can also use the Help we have provided if you get stuck or contact us using the details in the Contact Us Link at the bottom of this page.

For further information please contact the admissions team: schooladmissions@nottinghamcity.gov.uk