Admissions for all of our schools (except The Gainsborough Academy) are processed by Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. Links to their applications information and admission arrangements can be found to the right/bottom of this page.
Any questions can be answered by the Admissions Team in Rotherham (Telephone 01709 822626 or 822508).
Alternatively, our schools can be contacted directly regarding any school-specific admissions queries. Contact details for our schools can be found here.
All parents have the right to express a preference for a particular school for their child. A Local Authority Admissions Preference Form will need to be completed whether you prefer your child to attend the catchment area school or an alternative.
If you wish to apply for a place at any school in Rotherham you will need to complete the appropriate Rotherham application form and return it to the address below or via the online process:
School Admissions Team
In-Year Admission Applications
An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the normal admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places. The Local Authority will coordinate all in-year transfers on behalf of own admission authority schools in Rotherham.
Parents should complete a common application form (Transfers) which can be completed online on the Rotherham Authority website: https://www.rotherham.gov.uk/schools-schooling/transferring-school-school-year or a paper copy can be obtained by contacting the School Admissions Team on: 01709 823777.
You will be advised of the outcome of your application in writing, and you have the right of appeal to an independent appeal panel if a place is declined.
If you wish to apply for a place at a Lincolnshire County Council school, you will need to complete the appropriate form and return it to the School Admissions Team (see address below) by the required date.
School Admissions Team
Telephone: 01522 782030
An application can be made for a place for a child at any time outside the normal admission round and the child will be admitted where there are available places. The Local Authority will, in so far as is possible, coordinate all in-year transfers for all voluntary aided schools and academies in Lincolnshire.
The Gainsborough Academy only: