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School Admissions

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



Nursery School

Opening Date: 26 January 2024

Closing Date: 15 March 2024


Offer Date for September starter: 17 May 2024

Offer Date for January starter: 25 October 2024

Offer Date for April Starter: 17 January 2025



Secondary School

Opening Date: 22 September 2023

Closing Date: 24 November 2023

Offer Date: 01 March 2024


Primary School

Opening Date: 27 November 2023

Closing Date: 22 January 2024

Offer Date: 17 April 2024



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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 bilingual journey page and the Welsh Governmen'ts Guide to Welsh Medium Education could help.


Your Bilingual Journey 

Welsh Government Guide: Welsh Medium Education


Welsh Language Centre

Is your child aged 5-11? Have you been considering Welsh-medium education? An exciting opportunity is now available through a new 12-week programme at our Welsh Language Centre.


If your child is new to the Welsh language, our Centre will allow primary-age learners to be immersed in the Welsh language and gain a level of fluency that will enable them to succeed in their Welsh-medium education journey at a Welsh-medium school in the Vale of Glamorgan.


More information on the Welsh Language Centre


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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