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Applying for a school place - September 2024

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 2024. 

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.


There will be an opportunity to view the school on the following dates:

Tuesday 31st October 2023 - 10:00am - 10.40am

Thursday 2nd November 2023 - 2:00pm - 2:40pm

Wednesday 22nd November 2023 - 2:00pm - 2:40pm

Monday 4th December 2023 - 10:00am - 10:40am

Please book to view the school by emailing


School place applications for September 2024  entry are open from 5 September 2023

Deadline for September 2024 entry:

To apply for a September 2024 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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