Transferring School – September 2020 – Year 7 Admissions

The closing date for secondary school applications was 31 October 2019.  You can make a late application through Somerset County Council’s website: (  Outcome emails will be sent to those who applied online.  Outcome letters will be sent out by second class post on 2 March 2020.

School Admission Appeals Procedure - Secondary Admissions in September 2020


The Appeals Timetable


Allocation Summary - As The Castle School was oversubscribed, the criteria published in this document has been applied to determine which pupils can be offered places. To view the allocation summary, please click here.

The closing date for appeal applications from parents who were notified of their outcome on 2 March 2020 is 30 March 2020. 

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.

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