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Transition to high school Year 6

Applications for Secondary School Places


Year Six parents - you can now apply for your child's secondary school place. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is Tuesday 31st October 2023. Applications must be submitted to the local authority by this date to be considered as ‘on time’ along with all supporting evidence. You can visit the following link to register and begin your application  .


Before applying for a place, you may wish to visit local secondary schools to see what is on offer.  Below are the dates for the local secondary school open evenings.


Our Lady and St John Catholic College North Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 588388

Tuesday 26th September, 9-10am and 5-8pm


Blackburn Central High School,

Haslingden Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 505700

Thursday 21st September, 4-7.15pm


St Wilfrid’s Church of England Academy 

Duckworth Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 604000 

Thursday 28th September, 4-8pm


Witton Park Academy 

Buncer Lane, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 264551

Thursday 28th September 3.30-6.30pm


Pleckgate High School 

Pleckgate Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 249134

Thursday 7th September 5-8pm and Saturday 9th September 9am-12pm