Admissions Policy & Appeals
If you would like to apply online for a place starting in September 2024 you should apply to your home council by 15 January 2024. Contact your council if you miss the closing date. Places are offered on 16 April 2024.
If you would like to apply for a place to start at any time other than the normal point of intake you can find a form on the Worcestershire Council website –worcestershire.gov.uk/info/20099/school_admissions
Admission Arrangements & Oversubscription Criteria
The following documents explain how we will work with Worcestershire Council throughout the application process. They also show how places will be offered if there are more applications than places available. They are reviewed and published every year.
The public consultation on admissions arrangements closed on 31st January 2024. We are grateful to everyone who took part in the consultation, Trustees are now considering all of the responses and the determined admissions arrangements for 2025/26 will be published to this website on or before 15th March 2024
If you are not offered a place at this school you have the right of appeal against the decision not to allocate a place to your child. Appeals are heard by an independent panel. Please read the ‘Appeals Information for Parents’ document below before clicking on the Appeal Form link.
Notice of School Admission Appeal Form – this form opens on 14th May 2024
Your appeal will be heard within the following timetable:
|Appeals Timetable for September 2024 Places
|16th April 2024
|National offer day – 20 school days to lodge an appeal via the form above.
|15th May 2024
|Last date for appeals to be lodged with the Academy
|18th July 2024
|Deadline for appeals to be heard for Appeals received within 20 school days of the national offer day.
Late appeals will be heard as soon as reasonably practical, but it may be after this deadline.
Appeals received after the deadline will be heard within the schedule, if possible. However, if the form is received in late June the appeal may not be heard until after the school summer holidays. Appeals are not heard during the school holidays.