School Admissions - Secondary School

Children normally transfer from primary to secondary school at the start of the school year in which their twelfth birthday falls (i.e. 1 September to 31 August inclusive).

September 2024 admissions

The closing date for 2024 September secondary school admissions has now passed, however you can still submit a late application.

The Secondary School Admission Form can be downloaded and returned to us via email at or post to  School Admissions Team, Civic Centre, Pontypool, NP4 6YB.

Any application forms received after the closing date of the 13th of November 2023 at 12 noon, will be classed as a late application and will be considered on a monthly basis in line with the Admissions Policy.

If you require any further information then please contact the School Admissions Team on 01495 766915 or email

Offer of places

The offer of places date is Friday 1st March 2024. You will be informed of the outcome of your application via your chosen method of notification.

If you are not a Torfaen resident you will be required to contact your Home Authority to seek advice on how to apply.

If however you wish for your child to attend a Voluntary Aided School, you will need to contact the school direct for the necessary admission arrangements.

Full details of the Authority’s Admission arrangements and related issues such as the provision of school transport can be found in the Parents / Carers Information Booklet 2025/2026.

Last Modified: 06/06/2024
For more information contact:

School Admissions

Tel: 01495 766915


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