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Welcome to the Torbay Council School's Portal

To use this site you will need to register.

This area is for School Transport and School Admissions

N.B. You will need to register again even if you have used the previous online admissions process .


You can then add and view applications for school places. Before you use this site please read the Torbay Council TIPS8 booklet and the primary or secondary supplement. If you need a copy please use the link on the contacts page.

Secondary Transfer 2024

The Portal for applying for Secondary Transfer 2024 is now open and will close on 31st October 2023 at 23:59 If you are unable to apply online, please contact us on 01803 208908 for an application form or by emailing us at

If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) please ensure you tick the 'Does your child have an EHCP box' during this application. Once you have made your choices, the SEND team will then send a formal and legal consultation to all of your preferences and your local mainstream school. Once all these stages are finished, we will then send you an amended Final Education, Health and Care Plan naming the school which has been allocated for September 2024 by the 15th February 2024. If your preferred school is not on the list of schools, please call the Torbay SEND Team.

Please ensure you have read our admission guides on normal round admissions before you begin by clicking here TIPS8 booklet and School admission arrangements - []

Primary Transfer 2024

The Portal is now closed for Primary School place applications. It will be open from 1st November 2023 until 15th January 2024 at 23:59 for a reception class place starting in September 2024

In Year Admissions

You can only apply for schools in Torbay Council’s area. You are not able to apply for in year transfers for schools in another local authority. You will also need to contact these schools directly for a request for in year transfer.

  • St Cuthbert Mayne School.
  • Torquay Girls’ Grammar School.
  • Torquay Boys’ Grammar School.
  • Churston Ferrers Grammar School.
  • Ellacombe Academy.
  • Ilsham CE Academy.
  • Warberry CE Primary School.
  • Barton Hill Academy.

Please ensure you have read our admission guides on in-year admissions before you begin by clicking here TIPS4 School admission arrangements - Torbay Council

Please remember that you should only complete an application for a school place if you have parental responsibility

School Transport

This Portal allows Parents and Carers to make an application for home to school transport.
Please ensure that you have read our home to school policy which includes eligibility criteria here

To begin Click on REGISTER (if you have registered on this system previously you do not have to register again, just log in) It is important that you remember your log on information and security question. After registering you will receive an email, you will need to click on the link in the email to activate your account.

Once you have logged in, you will need to follow the prompts. You can also read about Torbay Council’s Fair Access Protocol by clicking here

System Requirements in order to use the Citizen’s Portal please ensure that your computer/device is running one of the below browsers

  • Internet Explorer 11.
  • Microsoft Edge.
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest version).
  • Google Chrome (latest version).
  • Opera (latest version).