PARENTS of year six pupils in Wrexham are being urged to start thinking about secondary schools.

Applications are already open with the deadline being November 6, 2020.

A spokesperson for Wrexham Council, said: "We know that in previous years parents have been able to visit schools before they apply for them and the children to look around and meet the staff. "Unfortunately, this year things are going to be a bit different, but it doesn’t always mean your child won’t be able to see the school.

"Over the next few weeks many schools will be announcing ways for you to see the school virtually and we will share the details on Facebook and Twitter."

Parents can apply online via, with the council highlighting that it is the quickest and easiest way to apply.

By applying online, parents will also get an email letting them know that their application has been received.

Places are open to children who will have reached the age of 11 by August 31, 2021.