Admissions: Information for Entry September 2022

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Entry to Year 7 – September 2022

Prospective Parents’ Evening for entry 2022 was held on 23rd September 2021

For information on our Admissions Criteria for Year 7 in September 2022 please read our admission arrangements below.

Aptitude test dates:
Music aptitude test: Saturday 9th October 2021
Sports aptitude test: Tuesday 12th October 2021

Arrangements for the Prospective Parents’ Evening are subject to change in response to Coronavirus, which could include a late decision to cancel the event and provide an online alternative.  We recommend that you check the website for the latest updates prior to attending. Click here to view our e-prospectus.

To apply for a Year 7 place at transfer time, you must ensure that you complete a Secondary Transfer Application Form/Common Application Form online or in paper formfor the county in which you live by 31 October 2021.

Music and Sports Aptitude Tests

Parents who wish their child to apply for the Aptitude test/s will need to apply under Criterion 5 and tick the relevant box/es on the SIF.

The Music Aptitude test takes place on Saturday 9th October 2021 and the Sport Aptitude test  will take place on Tuesday 12th October 2021.  Please see the separate sheet of information about these tests below.  To apply for these tests parents/carers MUST complete the school's Supplementary Information Form (SIF) and return it to the school by 4.00pm on Friday 1 October 2021.  The school will then send information by email to the parents/carers of all participants after 4th October advising of the venue for the music aptitude test, along with other information.  If for any reason this email is not received, parents/carers should contact the school on Wednesday 6 October 2021.

Applications received after the deadline will not be able to take part in the Aptitude tests.


Admission September 2022– Key Dates in the Application Process

Please read carefully, if you have any queries please contact the Admissions Officer.


The Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) approved an In Year Variation to the admission arrangements for 2022/23. Read the full determination (PDF, 152KB)