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Admissions Information

Read the full Admissions Policy for 2021/2022 here

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Read the full Admissions Policy for 2023/2024 here

Thank you for your interest in Highcliffe School and hope that you find the following information of assistance.

In Year Applications (Year 7-11)   

 We are an Academy that processes its own In Year admissions and these are not dealt with by the Local Authority (BCP). Therefore, if you would like to apply for a place at Highcliffe School please contact the Admissions Officer via School Reception on 01425 273381 or e mail admissions@highcliffe school.com 

 In accordance with the Admissions Code (Sept 2021) you will receive a an outcome of your application within 15 school days.  

Year 7 September New Intake Admissions     

The co-ordinated admission scheme requires parents to apply for a place (New Intake only) at Highcliffe School using the common application form (electronic or paper) available from your Local Authority.   

BCP residents: www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Hampshire residents: https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/admissions  

Applications for Year 7 starting in September 2022 must be submitted by 31st October 2021. The Admissions Booklet published by the Local Authority (BCP) will contain information on how to complete the application forms on-line, the dates for notification to Parent(s)/Carers(s) of admission decisions and the closing dates for accepting places or lodging appeals. In case of any doubt on these dates please contact the LA or the school.   

BCP contact details: 01202 456223 or email bc.schooladmissions@bcpcouncil.gov.uk 

Hampshire contact details: 0300 555 1377 or email admissions.team@hants.gov.uk   

Any applications received after 31st October 2021 will be considered as a late application and will not be considered until after offers are made on 1st March 2022, unless exceptional circumstances merit consideration alongside ‘on-time’ applications.

Notifications to parents offering a secondary school place will be sent out on 1st March 2022, or the first working day after.

Appeals   

A parent/carer whose child is refused admission has the right to appeal against the decision and is asked to contact The Clerk to the Independent Appeals Panel via admissions@highcliffeschool.com who will issue the appeals documents. An Independent Appeals Panel will hear the appeal, within the which is legally binding on all parties, in accordance with the School Admissions Appeals Code. 

Admission and Appeals FAQ

Appeals Timetable


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