Information about schools and education in Trafford

School admissions

Information about applying for a school place.

School closures

Information on school closures in Trafford, including those due to COVID-19, and who to contact with urgent queries about your school.

Schools in Trafford

Information and contact details for all primary, secondary and special schools in Trafford.

School holidays

School term dates.

Schools finance

Information on schools funding forum and maintained schools

Childcare and early education

Find out about local childcare options, help with childcare costs, free places for 2, 3 and 4 year old children.

Free school meals

How to apply for free school meals.

Free school meals holiday award

Information about the award.

Travel assistance

Details of travel assistance to help eligibile children and young people get to school.

School meals

Information details for Trafford Education Catering Service.

School organisation

Information about proposals to make changes to schools, such as expansions and amalgamations.


The role of Trafford Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) is to support and give us advice on matters that are related to collective worship and religious education in community schools.    

Trafford Music Service

Providing ongoing high quality music making opportunities for the people of Trafford.

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Find out about help and support available in our area for children and young people age 0 to 25 years through the SEND local offer.