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The school currently follows the Local Authority Admissions Policy. Please see the policy below for details of how to apply for a school place which will be taken up by July 2022.


Admissions Policy up to August 2022

Map of Catchment Area for Barwell C E Academy


Please see the policy below for details of how to apply for a school place which will be taken up from September 2022 onwards.


Admissions Arrangements 2022-2023


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 2020, the admissions process will be available after 1st June 2019.


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


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.