Schools which admit pupils in year 10 are called university technical colleges (UTCs) or studio schools. Children currently in year 9 can apply for a year 10 place at a UTC or studio school.
Applications for year 10 in September 2018 must be made directly to the council that you are living in at the time of application, regardless of the borough which the school is in. The deadline for applying is 31 October 2017.
The national offer day for on time applicants is 1 March 2018. If you apply online you will receive an email in the evening on 1 March confirming if you have been offered a place.
Before you apply
How to apply
Apply online on the eadmissions website from 1 September 2017.
If you have questions about applying for a school place, contact the main round admissions team.