Admissions

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Consultation on admission arrangements 2022/2023

Consultation is now closed

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New Admissions to the College are coordinated by Plymouth City Council. Parents can apply for up to 3 secondary schools for a place for their child, and rank them in order of preference (please refer to Plymouth City Council’s ‘The Next Step Parents Guide’ for further details).

 

Our College has a Published Admission Number for each year group as follows:

 

Year 7 - 180

 

Year 8 - 209

Year 9 - 171

Year 10 - 144

Year 11 - 169

A child with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) or Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) which names the College will be admitted. In the event of over-subscription, Plymouth City Council will apply the following admission criteria in order of priority:

 

1. Looked after children and all previously looked after children.

 

2. Children with exceptional medical or social grounds.

 

3. Children with a sibling already attending the College at the time of admission.

 

4. Children attending a feeder primary school (Austin Farm, Compton C of E; Eggbuckland Vale; St Edward’s C of E; St Matthew’s C of E; Widey Court).

 

5. Children whose parent/carer is a member of staff employed on a permanent contract at the school for 2 or more years at the time at which the application for admission is made.

 

6. Other children.