PARENTS of year six pupils are being reminded that the deadline for secondary school applications is on October 31.

They can apply for a place at a maximum of five schools.

Cllr Keith Myers, Executive member for education, children and young people, City of York Council, said: “We are fortunate in York to have some fantastic secondary schools. Last year, 92.3 per cent of pupils in the secondary school admission round secured their first preference."

School places will be announced on March 1 2019. Visit to apply.