The Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is the admission authority for all the schools within the Trust and is responsible for determining the admissions policy. On behalf of the Trust, the admissions are coordinated by the relevant Local Authority. All decisions relating to admission applications will be taken by the school’s Local Governing Body.
Please follow the link to our Trust’s website for information on our admissions policies:
Admission Documentation for Future Year – September 2019 – Year 7 intake;
For applications for transfer from primary school to secondary school parents should apply on the home local authority’s common application form and also read and complete the following:
Admission Documentation for a Mid Year Transfer to The Becket School
In order to apply for a transfer to The Becket School please read our current admissions policy and complete the following
Once an application has been made, it will be passed to the Admissions Committee of the Governing Body for consideration.
If a child is not allocated a place, parents have a statutory right to appeal. An appeal should be lodged within four weeks (20 working days) after the date of your decision letter.
Following allocations, parents / carers may appeal if they are not allocated a place for their child at their preferred school. Requests for appeals must be made in writing and addressed to the Admissions Officer at the relevant school. Appeals must be received by the school no later than twenty working days (four weeks) after allocation day or, in the case of ‘In Year’ applications, twenty working days after the date of the refusal letter. The Catholic Schools Appeals Service arranges all appeals on behalf of the governing bodies of the four schools. Appeals will be heard by an independent panel and the final decision of the panel is binding on all parties.
If you wish to appeal, please complete the following form and return to Kati Oakley, Admissions Officer at The Becket School
The following documents show the timescales in which admission appeals should be lodged and heard