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Admission / Transition

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

Year 6 Applications to Secondary School September 2024

Please ensure all applications are made to Shropshire Council Online by 31st October, 2023.  There will be NO grace for late applications.

Applicants will be notified of their allocated school on 1st March 2024.

Shropshire Council Admission Arrangements - Parents Guide

Details of Transition days for surrounding schools can be found here:

St. Martins Secondary School 


28th June, 2023 - Year 6 Transition / Taster Day 


12th & 13th July, 2023 - QUINTA camp for Year 6 


Lakelands Academy


6th July, 2023 - Year 6 Transition / Taster Day  


20th September, 2023 - Lakelands Open Evening


6th October, 2023 - Year 6 Lakelands Taster Day


Thomas Adams School


Wednesday 28th June, 2023Small induction day (by invitation for students joining us as individuals or pairs from their school) 


Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th July, 2023 - Main induction ‘Moving Up’ days (all of our new students invited for both days) 


Tuesday 5th July, 2023 Parents Information Evening (7.15pm in Main Hall) 


19th September 2023 -  Open Day


Application for Free School Transport


A pupil is entitled to free school transport if attending full-time education at their nearest or the local authority designated catchment school to their home address and living over 2 miles (for primary aged pupils) or 3 miles (secondary age pupils) from that school, measured by the nearest available pedestrian route.  


General advice about free school transport can be obtained by calling 0345 678 9006.