School Admissions

Information on Nursery, Primary and Secondary School Admissions in the Vale of Glamorgan



Nursery School

Opening Date: 22 January 2018

Closing Date: 23 March 2018

Offer Date: 25 May 2018

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Secondary School

Opening Date: 28 September 2017

Closing Date: 28 November 2017

Offer Date: 01 March 2018


Primary School

Opening Date: 10 November 2017

Closing Date: 8 January 2018

Offer Date: 16 April 2018 


New Mixed Secondary Schools - Barry

Opening Date: 15 September 2017

Closing Date: 20 October 2017

Offer Date: 15 December 2017


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Thinking about Welsh medium education?

If you are thinking about educating your child through the medium of Welsh and want to know more about the support on offer then our Being Bilingual booklet and the Welsh Governmen'ts Guide to Welsh Medium Education could help.


Being Bilingual Booklet   Welsh Government Guide: Welsh Medium Education

School Places Survey

If you are moving to a new housing development in the Vale of Glamorgan please complete the 'Requirements for School Places Survey'.


School Transfers

To apply for a school transfer please complete a School Transfer Form and return to the School Admissions

Admissions Appeals

If you are dissatisfied with the result of an application for a particular community school an appeal may be submitted to an Appeal Panel.




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