Admission deadline for Torbay secondary schools
By Paignton_news | Friday, September 10, 2010, 10:29
Torbay parents, with children who are due to start secondary school in September 2011 are being urged to apply for school places before the 31 October 2010 deadline.
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Now is the time to consider potential schools and make sure applications are sent in on time.
Torbay Council publishes the comprehensive free booklet TIPS 1, Secondary Admissions 2011/12, which contains all the information parents need about their child starting secondary school. The booklet is available to download from www.torbay.gov.uk. Paper copies are also available in all primary schools or can be requested by telephoning Torbay Children’s Services 01803 208908.
Torbay Council's Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Councillor Anna Tolchard said: “We'd like to ask parents to apply for a school place by 31 October. We are pleased to offer an online facility which gives parents an increased amount of choice and flexibility when applying for their children's school place.
“Torbay has a transparent and fair application system for secondary school admissions, and we guarantee to provide a secondary school place for every child in the Bay."
Torbay Council admissions officers are available to help parents through the admissions process. Parents can telephone 01803 208908, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the office at Oldway Mansion, Paignton.