School application guides

How to apply for a school place at an infant, junior, primary or secondary school in Brighton & Hove. Read our guides before you apply online for a place.

Primary schools application guide 2019 to 2020 2.5MB PDF Published September 2018

Information to help you apply for a place at an infant, junior or primary school.

Secondary schools application guide 2019 to 2020 1.2MB PDF Published September 2018

Information to help you apply for a place at a secondary school.

Our school application guides include:

  • what you need to do before you apply
  • how to apply
  • how your application is processed
  • how school places are decided
  • what you need to do when you're offered a place
  • what you need to do if you're moving home
  • help with school transport

Guides in other formats and languages

Get in touch with us if you need a guide in large print, audio format or a different language, such as Chinese, Polish, Spanish or Arabic.