We are now in joint consultation with Southend High School for Boys, Westcliff High School for Girls and Westcliff High School for Boys on our admissions criteria for admission in 2020. The consulting period runs from Monday 19th November 2018 until 11th January 2019. You can view the consultation document by follow the link on the left hand side.
We are delighted that you are considering a place at our school for your daughter to join our expanding and popular year 7, or for your daughter or son to join our vibrant and challenging Sixth Form. Whether you are the parent of a prospective year 7 student, a prospective year 12 student or are looking for your daughter or son to transfer to our school this section should include everything that you need to know.
What is our admissions policy? (yr7, in-year and Sixth form)
How do i apply for my daughter to join the school in year 7?
how do i appeal if my daughter is not offered a place in year 7?
Any parent whose child is refused a place has the right to appeal providing you have named this school as one of your choices. If you intend to lodge an appeal you must notify the school in writing.
Please address your letter to the Admissions Administrator who will then reply to your request and send you a Notice of Appeal form to complete.
The closing date for the Notice of Appeal form and any supporting evidence to be returned is Friday 29th March 2019 (12 noon).
Subject to receipt of your appeal papers being received by Friday 29th March 2019 the hearing will be held on Wednesday 1st May 2019) and may carry on to Friday 3rd May 2019), depending on the number of appeals.
Any additional evidence must be received three working days before the hearing.
Letters confirming date and time of appeal will be issued Monday 1st April for 2019.
The Clerk to the appeal panel will write to you at least 10 days in advance of the hearing to give notice of the venue, time and date of your appeal.
How do i apply for my daughter to join the school in yrs 7-11 (in-year entry)?
If you wish to apply for a place in Years 7 – 11 (after the first week of the autumn term in the case of new year 7 students) you need to complete the application form here.
On receipt of the application form, if there are vacant places in the year group concerned we will invite your daughter, together with any other applicants for the same year group, to sit a series of tests at the school. These tests will be in English, Mathematics and Science.
If, based upon her performance, your daughter is deemed to meet the required standard for entry into the relevant year group; the Headteacher will offer a place on behalf of the Governors’ Admissions Committee. If there are more applicants deemed to have met the required standard than there are places; then places will be awarded strictly according to the rank order based upon the overall performance of the applicants.
In year selection criteria and priorities are the same as at the 11+ entrance examination – see admissions policy below.
Parents of an unsuccessful applicant have a right of appeal to an independent appeal panel.
Please note: No more than one application may be made in any one academic year.
how do i apply for my daughter / son to join the sixth form?
To join the Sixth Form please visit our Sixth Form pages here.
Should you have any questions regarding admissions or if you would like an opportunity to visit the school then please contact the admissions line on: 01702 588852 or email on email@example.com