Transferring School – September 2019 – 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 this year.

The application portal on Somerset County Council’s website opened on 3 September.  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 2018.

Information for parents is also available on Somerset County Council’s Facebook page (


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.


Admission Arrangements

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

2018 - 19 Admission Arrangements

2019 - 20 Admission Arrangements

2020 - 21 Admission Arrangments


Catchment Area

To view the catchment area, please click here


Allocation Summary 2019

As The Castle School received more applications that there are places available, the oversubscription criteria was applied to determine which pupils could be offered places. Click here to view the Allocation Summary.


Appeals Procedure 2019

Please click here to view the appeals procedure for 2019 admissions.




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