How to apply for a place

The following information is to aid your understanding of the selection and allocation process in Buckinghamshire.

To find out more about academy admissions within Buckinghamshire please visit the Buckinghamshire County Council website by clicking here.

Apply for a place in year 7

Applications should be made via Buckinghamshire County Council via

Timetable for the secondary school admissions process

Stage of process                                                                      Date

Application period starts                                                                       2 September 2019
Academy open day                                                                                16 September 2019
Closing date for applications                                                                31 October 2019
National Offer Day                                                                                 2 March 2020
Deadline for accepting the offer                                                           16 March 2020
Deadline for submitting appeals                                                           30 March 2020
Appeal hearings for appeals submitted on time                                 May and June 2020
Induction day at secondary school                                                       TBC
Term starts                                                                                              September 2020


In year application procedure

Our in year applications are managed by Buckinghamshire County Council and applications can be made via



Admissions Policy 2021 – 2022

Admissions Policy 2020 – 2021

Admissions Policy 2019 – 2020

Catchment Area September 2021

The Department for Education Appeals Code

For the DfE’s admissions appeals code click here.

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