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Admissions

Welcome to our admissions page

We have grown substantially since opening our doors in September 2004 and are currently home to in excess of 2000 students.  Demand for places at our school is high but as an all-through school, pupils that are admitted to our primary phase and remain until end of Year 6, automatically transition into Year 7 without the need for parents to re-apply.

A copy of our current Admissions Policy and further relevant information and documents can be found at the foot of this page.  All applications to our school (except for our post-16 phase which are made directly to us) must first be made to Northamptonshire County Council. Please go to www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/admissions for an application form. 

We are part of Northamptonshire County Council’s co-ordinated admissions scheme.  You can find further information on our September 2021 Early Years Foundation Stage, Year 7 and Year 12 intakes, including access to our virtual school tours, by clicking on the separate links provided.   

As well as the transition to Early Years Foundation Stage and Year 7, we always welcome applications from students who wish to request an in-year transfer.  For in-year applications, where a year group is full, we operate a waiting list which lasts until the end of the academic year for which the application is made. If you wish to keep your child on the waiting list for any subsequent academic year, you must re-apply as above.

Our published admission number (PAN) for our transition years are:

Foundation Stage – 60 places

Year 7 – 219 external places (in addition to 60 places for our Year 6 Primary phase pupils)

All applicants, including those on the waiting list where an in-year place becomes available, are considered and allocated a space in accordance with our admissions criteria.  Our current admissions criteria for each phase of our school can be found at the foot of this page.

Admissions appeals 

If you have applied for, but have been unsuccessful in obtaining a place for your child at our school, you have the right to appeal for a place.

To view our appeals information, please click here. 

Relevant information and links

Please click here to view a copy of our prospectus for each student phase.

Please click here to request a place on our waiting list.