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Schools in Shropshire

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The law requires that children attend school from the start of the term following their 5th birthday.  Children in Shropshire can attend primary education from September following their 4th birthday, and then secondary education from age 11.

To apply for a school place in England, parents in England must apply to their home local authority (to whichever local authority they make council tax payments) even if they are applying for a school place in another part of England.  The home local authority will process the application, making contact with other local authorities if appropriate, and inform the applicant of the result.

Shropshire residents may also name secondary schools in neighbouring Welsh local authority areas in application to Shropshire Council.  Applications to schools in Scotland and Northern Ireland should be made directly to the schools concerned.

For more information about schools in Shropshire, please follow the related links to visit a range of helpful websites.


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Last Updated:
10/04/2019

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