Year 6 transition to Year 7

Cheshire West & Chester are the local authority for Over Hall Community School for more information on school admissions click here 

Moving On

Moving on to another school is a daunting experience for both children and parents. Staff make every effort to ensure that this is as smooth as possible to ensure the best possible start to their Secondary Education.

Over Hall works closely with all Secondary schools including our local secondary provider, Winsford Academy.

It is the responsibility of parents to ensure a secondary school place is applied for via the Local Authority Admissions Team. We strongly urge parents to visit the school before applying to ensure that you have a clear picture of what they offer and how they can support your child.  

Upon offer and acceptance of a place staff at Over Hall work tirelessly to ensure all the apporpriate information and details is shared with the apporpiate professional at the chosen school. There are a number of transition activities planned over the course of Year 6.

If you require further support or information please feel free to contact school or likewise follow the link to the Cheshire West and Chester Admissions Information. You will find an information booklet and instructions of where and how to apply.


Transferring to Secondary School

Before making your application, it is important you view the Secondary School information booklet.

Applicants resident in another English authority must apply to their home local authority even if applying for a school within Cheshire West and Chester.

Closing date for applications: October  - *If the closing date has passed, you can still submit a late application - please refer to Transferring to Secondary School booklet for further information on late applications*

To apply, you need to create an account and follow the online application process

At a fixed time, online applicants will be able to log in to their accounts to view the outcome of their application.

Key admission dates

Transferring to Secondary School in September 2023

1 September 2022

Application process starts - online application facility open, booklet available containing important information regarding the admissions process

31 October 2022

Closing date for applications to be returned to the Council

1 March 2023

Online applicants can view the school place offered by logging into their online account - offer letters posted

29 March 2023

Closing date for appeal applications