Transferring School – September 2021 – Year 7 Admissions

The closing date for secondary school applications was 31 October 2020.  If you need to make a late application, please refer to Somerset County Council’s website:


On 1 March 2021, outcome emails will be sent to those who applied online.  Outcome letters will be sent out by second class post on 1 March.

In-Year Admissions

Please contact Julie Gregory at the school on (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.

 Admission Arrangements

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

2020 - 21 Admission Arrangements 

2021 - 22 Admission Arrangements

2022 - 23 Admission Arrangements 

(see 'Consultation on Admission Arrangements 2022/23' for more info)


 Catchment Area

To view the catchment area, please click here

Consultation on Admission Arrangements 2022/23

The consultation on The Castle School’s 2022/23 admission arrangements is from 4 December 2020 until 15 January 2021.


The proposed changes are as follows;

  1. The deadline for in-year admissions has been changed from 4pm on Friday to 4pm on Wednesday.
  2. Children from Overseas.  This has been updated to reflect the legislation relating to the UK leave the EU. 
  3. Home Address.   The wording, ‘at the point of application’ when referring to providing evidence of a home address has been added. 

If you wish to comment on these arrangements please e-mail , noting which school your comments relate to.


A final copy of the determined admission arrangements will be displayed on the website by 28 February 2021.


After this date objections can be made to the Office of the School’s Adjudicator until 15 May 2021. For further information on how to make an objection please visit


School Admission Arrangements for 2022/23

The Castle School Catchment Map 2022/23




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