If your child was born between 1st September 2006 and 31st August 2007 and you have not yet applied for a place at secondary school, please do so now.

  Download a secondary school application form (CAF1)

You can save this form to your computer, complete it without printing it and email it to pupil.services@torbay.gov.uk. Or you can print the form, complete it and either

  •  take it to your child’s school
  • take it to Torbay Connections office (based in Paignton Library) or
  • post it to Student Services, 2nd Floor North, Tor Hill House c/o Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torbay TQ1 3DR

If you hand your application form in to a school or Connections, be sure to take a copy and get it date stamped when you hand it in. Keep this as evidence of your application. If you post your form to us, include a stamped, addressed envelope or postcard so that we can confirm we have received your application. Contact us if you have not had confirmation after 2 weeks.

Additional Information

You will be able to state up to 3 preferred schools and these can include schools outside of Torbay. Before applying you should read the TIPS 8 booklet. This contains details of the application process. The secondary supplement contains a summary of the admission criteria for each secondary school.

  Download the TIPS 8

  Secondary Supplement

You can see the full admission policy for each school on their website or by looking in the Determined Arrangements 2018-19 section on the School admission arrangements page.

You can see how places have been allocated in the first round this year and last year below.

Previous and current Secondary School Allocations