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.

Consultation on proposed admission arrangements for 2021/2022

Bourne End Academy are consulting on the Academy’s admissions arrangements for 2021 – 2022.

Following the statutory duty as published in the Admissions code, the Academy are consulting on expanding the catchment area.

The consultation on the change to the policy is taking place between 6 December 2019 and 31 January 2020.

For more information, please view our consultation letter Consultation Information on expanding the catchment area at Bourne End Academy

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 – consultation

Academy Catchment Expansion Consultation

Admissions Policy 2020 – 2021

Admissions Policy 2019 – 2020

Catchment Area


The Department for Education Appeals Code

For the DfE’s admissions appeals code click here.

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