Education and learning

Secondary school admissions

If your child was born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007 you must apply for their secondary school place between 1 September 2017 and 31 October 2017.

New GCSE 9 to 1 grades from August 2017

From August 2017, starting with English and maths, GCSEs in England will be graded from 9 to 1, with 9 being the top grade. Find out about the new GCSE 9 to 1 grades this year and other changes that are planned.