Proposed School Admission arrangements for the 2021/22 school year

Nottingham Free School are consulting on the school admission arrangements for students who will be starting secondary school in the 2021 autumn term. We would welcome your views on our proposed arrangements.

The only changes to the arrangements from those determined in the previous arrangements are to amend;

1. The Published Admission Number for year 7

2. Sixth Form Admissions

No further changes to the arrangements are proposed.

The consultation period runs from Monday 9 December 2019 to Friday 24 January 2020.

A copy of the admission arrangements are available for viewing by clicking Admissions Arrangements 2021-2022

Please let us know if you have any comments on the proposed admission arrangements by;

emailing us at

writing to us at: The Nottingham Free School, The Courtaulds Building, 290 Haydn road, Nottingham NG5 1EB

Admissions arrangements For Year 7 September Intake

Nottingham Free School participates in the Nottingham City Council Admissions Arrangements coordinated scheme for the September Year 7 intake and applications should be made directly to them. The closing date for the coordinated admission scheme is 31 October preceding admission to secondary school. Places are allocated on the National Offer Day: 1st March. More information can be found on the City Council Admissions web page

In-Year Applications

Admissions for all other year goups will be processed by Nottingham Free School and applications should be made directly to the school. The application form is available to download here and further details of how to apply are available by contacting the admissions team via the contact form. Please be aware that on receipt of your completed Application Form we will be contacting your child's current school for information regarding academic levels, attendance and behaviour.


How do I make an appeal for a place at this School?

If a place has been refused for your child at this school and you wish to appeal against this decision you can appeal to the Nottingham City School Appeals online or by printing and completing an appeal form by hand.

Information on how to appeal and a form can be found at;

Please note a form must be completed and appeals by letter or email will not be accepted.

If you wish to contact a member of the Nottingham City School Appeals team, please email; or telephone 0115 876 4302 or 0115 876 4637

January 2020


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