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Apply for reception or year 7

Online applications open each year from mid-September. 

  • Reception: You can apply for a reception place in the autumn term after your child turns 4. The closing date is 15th January.
  • Year 7: You can apply for year 7 when your child starts year 6. The closing date is 31st October.

Find out more in our school admissions section.

If you miss the application deadline, read the process for late applications.