Should you wish to apply for a school place at Avonbourne Academies,
all our applications are coordinated by BCP School Admissions.



Applying for a School Place for Year 7 in September 2024

If your child's date of birth is between 01.09.12 and 31.08.13 they will start secondary school in September 2024 and the closing date for on time applications is 31st October 2023.

It is very important that your application is received by this date as you will stand a much greater chance of securing a place in one of your preferred schools.

Applying online is very simple and you will receive a confirmation email once you have submitted your application.    To make an application please click link below. 

Apply for a secondary or upper school place (

Please click here for our 2024-2025 Admission Policy

Please click here for our 2025-2026 Admissions Policy.

Consultation for Admission Policy 25-26 

Consultation runs from Monday 4 December 2023 to Friday 19 January 2024.

Comments or objections can be submitted directly to by email to or

Please see outline of proposed admendments:

Avonbourne Boys' Academy: amendment to category 2 – sibling. Removed “older” so all siblings attending the Academy are considered as sibling for the purposes of categorisation.  

Applying for a School Place during the School Year 

If you wish to apply for a place at Avonbourne Academies during the School Year,   please click the link below to make an In Year Application via BCP School Admissions Team

Changing school during the school year (

Please click here for our 2023-2024 Admission Policy

Contacting School Admissions Team at BCP

If you need any further information or help from BCP School Admissions Team - please contact the Children’s Information Service at BCP council on 01202 123222 or email or the School Admissions Team on 01202 127963 or email

Prospective Visits to Avonbourne Academies 

For Current Year 6 Parents/Guardians looking to apply for a School Place for September 2022 - please do look at our Open Mornings page for up-to-date information about Open Mornings.

If you are considering an In Year Application and would like to arrange a Prospective Visit of the Academy with a member of the Year Team prior to making an application, please contact Admissions on 01202 398451 or email so that this can be arranged.


For our Appeals timetable, please click here.  

Should you wish to Appeal against a decision not to offer your child a school place, please refer to link for information about the process for submitting an Appeal:



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