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Secondary school admissions

​​​​​​​​​C​hildren start secondary school in the September after their eleventh birthday. Parents of pupils in year 6 at a Cardiff Primary School will receive detail​s of the application process.​


You can apply for all community secondary schools through our online admissions system.​​

We run coordinated admissions Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School, St Teilo’s CiW High School, Corpus Christi R.C High School and Whitchurch High School. For a place at these schools you can apply through our online admissions system.

For a place at Mary Immaculate High School or St Illtyd’s Catholic High School you will need to apply directly to the school. View a list of faith schools in Cardiff (545kb PDF).​​​​​​​​​​Link opens in a new window​​

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For more information on admissions please read the school adm​issions booklet:​​​​​​​​​


​​​The information in these documents has been designed for print. This format may not be fully accessible online.​
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The application process

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012​
​Date ​
​​​​​​​​Step in the application process​
​26 September 2022​
​Application pro​cess for starting Year 7 in September 2023 begins.
21 November 2022​
​Closing date for online applications. After this date any new applications will need to be done on paper and will be considered as a late application.​​​​
​December 2022 - February 2023
​All applications are processed and assessed against the Admission Criteria. We will check and verify your address and any supporting information you have given us.
​1 March 2023
​Offer day. We will send you an email or a letter if you have asked for your offer to be sent by post. Decisions can also be given over the phone after 12pm on the offer day.
15 March 2023
​Closing date for you to accept or refuse the place we have offered. We reserve the right to withdraw offers that have not been responded to by this date. This is also the closing date for late applications.
April 2023

​Second round (late) applications processed and assessed.
​May 2023
​Second round results sent out via post. All following rounds are processed on a monthly basis from now on. Waiting List positions available.
​September 2023
​Children start secondary school.​

​Coordinated Admissions

You can apply for the following Faith and Foundation schools:
  • Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School
  • Corpus Christi RC High School
  • St Teilo’s CiW High School
  • Whitchurch High School

Please note that for applications to Bishop of Llandaff CiW High School, Corpus Christi RC High School and St Teilo’s CW High School you must also complete a Supplementary Form which is available direct from each school.







​Contact us

If you have a question or would like more information, please contact us online:



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​​​​​​Or call C2C on 029 2087 2087.​​



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