Year 7 Admissions

Admissions Information

Click here for the Admissions Arrangements 2024

Click here for the Secondary School Admission Booklet 2024

Click here for School Catchment Areas – Southend-on-Sea City Council

All applications must be made through the Local Authority – by 31st October 2023.


Parents will be informed on 1st March 2024 – “National Offer Day”.

Click here for the frequently asked questions on the Local Authority website.


A map of school catchment areas in the borough of Southend is shown below. 


Appeals Information

If you are unsuccessful in securing a place you have the right to appeal.

Click here for the Appeal Form

Click here for the Privacy Notice (Admissions)

Click here for the DfE Admissions Appeal Guidance

If you wish to appeal the decision to an independent panel you must submit your appeal, in writing, on an Appeal From, setting out the grounds for appeal by 1st April. The Academy is responsible for organising an independent appeal.

Any additional evidence you wish to submit in support of your appeal must be received by Friday 5th May.

Appellants will receive at least 10 school days' notice of the appeal hearing, unless you indicate that you are willing to accept short notice.

Wherever possible, appellants will receive a decision letter within 5 school days of the hearing.

Appeals lodged by the deadline will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.

Late appeals will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals, where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Appeals will be heard w/c 3rd June 2024.