Transferring School – September 2017 – Year 7 Admissions

The closing date for on-time applications for a school place in September 2017 was 31 October 2016.  Applications made after this date will be classed as late and you will need to complete a paper application form which you can download from Somerset County Council’s website or contact Somerset Direct on 0300 123 2224 if you require one to be posted to you.  Outcomes for applications received between 1 November 2016 and 24 March 2017 will aim to be sent out by Somerset County Council on 5 May 2017.  Applications received after 5 May 2017 will be processed in strict date order of receipt.

Copies of the booklet ‘Secondary Admissions in 2017 - A Guide for Parents’ can be downloaded from Parents are advised to read this booklet before applying for a place.


Please click here for the Appeals FAQs

Please click here for the Appeals Timetable for Year 7 Admissions in 2017.

Appeals form - Please click here complete and submit and appeal form.

In-Year Admissions

We strongly encourage parents/carers considering a visit the school before submitting an application form. Please contact Julie Gregory at the school on (01823) 274073 or

In-Year application form

If you live in the Wellington area, we advise you to contact Court Fields School, our sister-school under The Castle Partnership Trust, to discuss the possibility of an in-year admission for your son/daughter.  Tel:  (01823) 664201 or email:

 In-Year Appeals Procedure for 2016-17

We currently employ the services of Somerset County Council to process appeals and hold independent Appeals Panels on our behalf.  For details about the appeals procedure please contact Somerset County Council’s Admissions & EntitlementsTeam.

Admission Arrangements 

2016-17 - Follow the link to view the Admission Arrangements - 2016-17

2017-18 - Follow the link to view the Admission Arrangements - 2017-18

2018-19 - Follow the link to view the Admission Arrangements - 2018-19


For further information and advice regarding admissions, contact Julie Gregory at the school on: (01823) 274073 or email

Catchment Area

To view the catchment area, please click here.

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