Tameside residents should complete an online application which can be found on the schools admissions page of the council website, please see www.tameside.gov.uk/schools/admissions for details. A video is also available to assist you, the video link can be found on the council website www.tameside.gov.uk/movingon.
1st September 2016 – the online application system opens for Year 7 applications
31st October 2016 – closing date for Year 7 applications
18th November 2016 – final date by which changes to applications (due to exceptional circumstances) can be accepted by Tameside
1st March 2017 – National Offer Day - on this date, all offer letters will be posted to parents
31st March 2017 - closing date for returning appeal forms.
If you would like assistance with your online application form or do not have access to the internet, please contact Mr Wakefield (Student Services Manager) at Droylsden Academy who will be happy to help you.
Tameside operates a co-ordinated admissions scheme. This means parents only have to complete one application, and the schools can be inside or outside the borough. There is co-ordination between the council and other admissions authorities, and every parent who lives in Tameside receives one offer of a school place.
Parents can express a preference for up to six schools. These schools can be in or out of Tameside. If you live outside Tameside you should complete the form from your local authority, even if you wish to apply for a Tameside School.
All admissions enquiries in the first instance are to be directed to Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (TMBC)
The Admission Team can be contacted as follows:
Admissions Advice - 0161 342 3204/4068
Special Educational Needs Advice - 0161 342 4433
Neighbouring Local Authorities
For details of schools in other council areas, please contact the relevant admissions team:
Council House, Saltergate,
Chesterfield S40 1LS
01629 537 479 01629 537 479
PO Box 532. Town Hall,
Manchester, M60 2LA
0161 245 7166 0161 245 7166
Civic Centre, West St,
Oldham, OL1 1XJ 0161 770 4213 0161 770 4213
Town Hall, Stockport,
0845 644 4313 0161 474 3216
Manor Road, Droylsden, Manchester M43 6QD
T: 0161 301 7600 E: email@example.com
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