Admissions

Transferring School – September 2022 – Year 7 Admissions

To apply to transfer to secondary school, please complete the online form through Somerset County Council.

www.somerset.gov.uk/education-and-families/starting-at-a-secondary-or-upper-school-in-september


Key Dates:

  • Online form opened on 13 September 2021
  • Deadline date for applications is 31 October 2021. Please ensure you apply before the deadline.
  • Outcome emails will be sent on 1 March 2022 (if you applied online).

In-Year Admissions

Please contact Julie Gregory at the school on (01823) 274073 or email: office@castle.somerset.sch.uk.

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

 

In-Year Application Form

Applications will be considered by Governors and you will be notified of the outcome of your application within 10 school days of receipt of the 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:  sch.552@educ.somerset.gov.uk


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

The Castle Partnership Trust has amended the Admission Arrangements for its school for 2021/22 and 2022/23 to reflect the changes to the Admissions Code, which comes into effect on 1 September 2021. Please click on the links below to see the school’s Admission Arrangements.

2021 - 22 Admission Arrangements

2022 - 23 Admission Arrangements

Draft 2023/24 Admission Arrangements

The consultation on the 2023/23 admission arrangements for schools within The Castle Partnership Trust (The Castle School, Court Fields School, Wellesley Park School, Isambard Kingdom Brunel School) is from 13 December 2021 until 24 January 2022.

 

The proposed changes are as follows;

Children from Overseas.  This has been updated to reflect the UK no longer being a member of the EU.  

If you wish to comment on these arrangements please e-mail consultation@castle.somerset.sch.uk , noting which school your comments relate to. A final copy of the determined admission arrangements will be displayed on the website by 28 February 2022.

After this date objections can be made to the Office of the School’s Adjudicator until 15 May 2022. For further information on how to make an objection please visit Forms overview: Objection to school admission arrangements - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)



To view the draft 2023/24 Admission Arrangements, please click here.


Catchment Area To view the catchment area, please click here


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

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