Transferring School – September 2020 – Year 7 Admissions

In a change to previous years, Somerset County Council is NOT sending out letters to families giving information on how to apply for a school place. The admission guide for the 2020 admissions process will be on Somerset County Council’s website from 16 September 2019.  You can apply online ( or telephone Somerset Direct (0300 123 2224) for a paper copy of the application form.

The deadline for applications is 31 October 2019.

In-Year Admissions

Please contact Julie Gregory at the school if you are considering submitting an in-year admission application.  Tel:  01823 274073 or email

To make an in-year admission application, please follow the link below:

In-Year Application Form

If you live in the Wellington area, we advise you to contact Court Fields School, our sister-school under The Castle Partnership Trust, to discuss the possibility of an in-year admission for your son/daughter.  Tel:  (01823) 664201 or email:

In-Year Appeals Procedure

We currently employ the services of Somerset County Council to process appeals and hold independent Appeals Panels on our behalf. For details about the appeals procedure please contact Somerset County Council’s Admissions Team.

Consultation on admission arrangements for 2021-22

The consultation period on The Castle School’s 2021/22 admission arrangements is from 9th December 2019 until 31 January 2020.


Our proposed admission arrangements can be found here. 


If you wish to comment on these arrangements please e-mail

A final copy of the determined admission arrangements will be displayed on the website by 28th February 2020.

After this date objections can be made to the Office of the School’s Adjudicator. For further information on how to make an objection please visit their website or phone the office on 01325 735303.


Admission Arrangements

Please click on the links below to see the school’s Admission Arrangements.

2019 - 20 Admission Arrangements 

2020 - 21 Admission Arrangements 

2021 - 22 Admission Arrangements 

Catchment Area

To view the catchment area, please click here


If you would like to see the school's prospectus, please click here.