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How to apply

To be able to apply for a place in a Bury school, you must be resident in Bury. If you live outside Bury, you must apply through your home authority.

The deadline for applying for a secondary school place is 31 October 2023. If you apply after this date, it can severely reduce your chances of obtaining a place at our school.

Please follow the link to apply & for further important information-

Secondary school admissions – Bury Council

1st September 2023  Applications open
September to October 2023  Secondary school open evenings October 12th The Derby High School
31st October 2023Applications deadline
1st March 2024Allocation emails are sent from 9am to parents/carers who applied online Allocation letters are posted to parents/carers who applied by paper form  
31st March 2024  Appeal deadline
May to July 2024  Appeal hearings are held.
Applications submitted after 31st October 2023 will not be considered until on-time applications have been offered places first.