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Mid Term Application

Please note that there is no guarantee that your application will be approved and your child should continue to attend their current school, where possible, until a decision has been made and arrangements have been confirmed with you.

Step 1 of 7


Does your child have any additional learning needs or any other special support needs?
Has your child received any additional support in a pre-school/previous educational setting?
Is your child undergoing a Statutory Assessment of Special Educational Needs, or have a Statement of SEN?
Step 2 of 7


Parent 1 Details

Does Parent 1 have parental responsibility for this child?

Parent 2 Details

Does Parent 2 have parental responsibility for this child?

Have both parents, with parental responsibility for this child, been consulted and in full agreement with this application?
Step 3 of 7


Please indicate your first, second and/or third preference school.

Is the transfer a result of a house move?

Step 4 of 7


Child looked after who the Local Authority will confirm will be ‘looked after’ at the time of their admission to the school

Child is currently under a care order?

Are either parent UK Service Personnel?

Child has an older brother/sister attending the school at the time the child starts at the school

Child has compelling medical, educational or social grounds for their admission.

Does your child take any regular medication?

Has your child had any exclusions from their current (or any other) school, these include fixed term or permanent?

Has your child had any attendance related issues at their current (or any other) school?

Are there any other agencies involved with your child: e.g. Social Services, OT, SALT, Educational Psychologist, EHH, Health etc.

Is your child from a Gypsy, traveller or Roma Background

Is English your childs first language?

Step 5 of 7


Child's Ethnic Group

Step 6 of 7


Child Details :

Address :

Current School :

Current Year :

Parent Details :

Name :

Email :

Telephone :

School Preferences :

Data Protection Legislation, including GDPR

The data you have provided on this form will be used by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council School Admissions Team for the purpose of allocating a school place and shared with relevant schools.

Please keep us informed if any of the personal information you have provided changes, as it is important that information is accurate and current to ensure that all correspondence is sent accordingly.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is committed to upholding your privacy rights. We will only use your personal information for lawful purposes. If you would like to find out more about how we use your personal information please read our privacy notices which are available on our website ( If you have any concerns or would like to know more about data protection compliance please contact our Data Protection Officer on 01685 725329 or 

I certify that the information that I have provided is true to the best of my knowledge/belief and understand that any false or deliberately misleading information provided on this form may render this application invalid and could lead to the withdrawal of an offer of a school place for my child. 

Where parents knowingly give false information in order to obtain a place for their child(ren) at a particular school to which they would not otherwise be entitled, they may render themselves guilty of an offence under Section 5(b) of the Perjury Act 1911. Any application granted under such circumstances will be withdrawn.

Step 7 of 7

Application Submitted


Thank you for your Mid-Term school transfer application.

Your child’s current school will now be contacted for information from the Head Teacher. Once the current school returns their part of the application, you will be informed that we are in receipt of the complete application.

Please note, from the date of our department receiving the complete application, the process for your child to move schools can take up to 15 school days.

Should we have any queries regarding your application, we will be in contact with you shortly.

Alternatively, if your application is successful, you will be sent an email to confirm this, and any queries from this point should be aimed at the destination school.

In the meantime, if you have any further queries, please contact us at