Admission number(s)

The school has an admission number of 240 for entry in Year 7.

The school will accordingly admit this number of pupils if there are sufficient applications. When the school is oversubscribed, priority will be given to those children who meet the criteria in our admissions arrangements (please see our full admission policy attached below).

Admissions Arrangements 

The local authority will process applications as part of their co-ordinated school offer system. If you would like your son or daughter to come to CHS South you should follow the Manchester application procedure for moving on to a High School. Details will be issued to you by your child's Primary School or are available from:

Manchester City Council

Directorate for Children and Commissioning Services

Integrated Admissions Team

PO Box 532

Town Hall Extension


M60 2LA

Tel: 0161 245 7166

If you want your son or daughter to secure a place at CHS South we strongly recommend that you choose CHS South as your first choice preference and submit your application to the local authority by their published deadline of 31st October. Applications are welcome from the families of students who want to choose a creative, vibrant, truly comprehensive and successful local school.

Offer process

Offers are made on 1st March each year by the Local Authority. If you have not received a place at CHS South or you wish to change your preference in favour of CHS South please either complete the online form here.

or contact the admissions team on:

[email protected]

If there is availability you will be offered a place and if we are full you will be added to our waiting list until a place becomes available. The Local Authority only keep children on a waiting list for one term. For instance children who applied for September will be taken off at Christmas. You will need to reapply for the following term.

CHS South Admissions Policy September 2019

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