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The school follows the Local Authority Admissions Policy and Leicestershire County Council is the admitting authority. Please see the policy below for details:

Admissions Policy 2017 for entry Sept 2018

Map of Catchment Area for Barwell C E Academy

Children are admitted into school at the beginning of the Autumn Term.

We have an admission number of 67 children for each year group.

Applications for first time admissions will be accepted from 1st June in the year prior to your child starting school.  For example, if your child is due to start school in September 2018, the admissions process will be available after 1st June 2017.

Admissions information, online applications, downloadable application forms, policies and application closing dates can be found at:

Barwell Church of England Academy is happy to accept applications for out of catchment children.

It is important to complete the application form(online) with as much information as you can. Places are allocated using “Priority Criteria”. If there are too many requests and schools Admission Numbers (AN) are exceeded, priority will be given to children in the appropriate age-range, whose parents applied on time. Priority Criteria Explained

Closing date for First time admission applications is the 15th January 2018 for the September 2018 intake.Results will be made available on 16th April 2018. Applications for Secondary School transfer can be made from the 12th September 2017.  The closing date for applications for the September 2018 intake is 31st October 2017. Results for the 2018 transfers will be made available on 1st March 2018. To get your results, sign onto Online Admissions using your username and password with which you made the application, then click on the results link.


If you would like to visit our school, please contact the School Office to organise an appointment.  We would welcome the opportunity to show you around and answer any questions that you may have. In the meantime, do take the opportunity to have a look around our website which highlights the fabulous learning that is taking place at Barwell Church of England Academy.