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Applying for a school place - 2023

We are so pleased that you have chosen to join our school community and we look forward to welcoming your child to Shirley Junior School in September 2023. 

We would like to reassure you that we place a high importance on transition at Shirley Juniors and are continuing to work closely with the infant schools to ensure there is a positive transition.

We are now offering 'Open Day' dates for any prospective new, to Shirley Junior School, pupils and parents on the following days and times:


Please check back here for dates to be confirmed.


School place applications for September 2023  entry are open from 5 September 2022

Deadline for September 2023 entry:

To apply for a September 2023 place, you will need to:

  1. Find and decide the order of your preferred schools. We strongly advise looking at the admissions policies for each school, so that you know how applications are considered and how the distance from home to school will be measured
  2. Register and apply through the Citizen Portal. This is a separate login to any other account you may have registered with us. Register for the portal

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