In-year and standard admission enquiries should be addressed to the Local Authority, School Admissions Team.

The School Admissions Team
9th Floor
Mercury House
Mercury Gardens

Tel. No.: 01708 434600

School admissions for September 2017

Year 7 Entry – September 2018

Prospective Parents’ Evening: Thursday 21st September 2017

Our Open Evening for Year 7 entry in September 2018 will take place on Thursday 21st September 2016 from 4.30 pm – 7.30 pm.  Headteacher’s presentations will take place at 4.45 pm and 6.15 pm in the sports hall.

If you are unable to come on that evening or would, in any case, like to visit the school during the day, please telephone to make an appointment for the week beginning Monday 25th September 2017.

Performing Arts Places

Secondary Transfer (Year 6 to 7)

  1. Where a pupil seeks admission to the School on the basis of their aptitude in Performing Arts, applicants will be invited to the School for an audition on Thursday 12th October or Friday 13th October 2017. The audition will comprise of aptitude tests in one of the disciplines of music, drama or dance. This is explained in more detail on the supplementary application form. Parents will be notified of the outcome of the audition prior to the closing date for applications.
  2. Five places will be allocated to each of the disciplines. The remaining two (taking the total to the allotted 10%) will be allocated to the next best students from any of the three disciplines.
  3. When the pupils are in the School the courses open to them will be those open to all pupils of the School, though it is expected that such pupils will continue with their extra-curricular Arts studies throughout their period at the School.
  4. If a pupil admitted under B iii) leaves the school, the Arts place may be offered to an Arts applicant held on the waiting list in the relevant year group. Where there is no suitable applicant, the place will be offered in accordance with B i), ii) or B iv).

Performing Arts Application Form

Please note the performing arts application form will be available at the Prospective Parents’ Evening on Thursday 21st September 2017 (4.30 -7.30).