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Kingswood Secondary Academy

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Applying for a Year 7 Place

Applying for a Year 7 place in secondary school for September 2021 

Your child is due to move on to secondary school in September 2021 having completed the primary phase of their education. 

You now need to apply for a place at secondary school for your child. 

How to apply 

The easiest and quickest way to apply is online at: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/admissions 

Link for parents:

https://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/children-families-education/schools-and-education/school-admissions/secondary-school-places/Pages/default.aspx

Applications open on 10th September 2020. 

You will need to register using an email address. 

You can also download a copy of the ‘Applying for a Secondary School Place in Northamptonshire 2021/22’ from the NCC website – this is the prospectus which contains information about all secondary schools in the county. 

Please read it carefully before making your application. 

Alternatively, you can make an application by completing a common application form on paper. 

You can request an application form from the School Admissions Team (contact details below). 

All applications for Year 7 admission in September 2021 will be dealt with by NCC, you DO NOT apply direct to Kingswood Secondary Academy.

Closing date for applications 

Your application must reach NCC by 5 p.m. on 31st October 2020. 

Failure to get your application in on time will affect your chances of obtaining a place for your child at your preferred schools. 

Pupils with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC Plan) 

If your child has an EHC Plan, you do not need to apply for a school place using the process explained above. Instead, you will receive a letter from the EHC Team seeking details of your school preference.