Statutory Information

The documents below are those required by the DfE to be published on the website.

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

With effect from 17 April 2023 admissions for all other year groups will be processed by the Nottingham City Council School Admissions. Further details, contact information and the application form are available to download here or visiting their website;


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

Moving from Junior/Primary to Secondary School 2024/25

For applications received by the closing date (31.10.2023)

• Decision letters will be sent out on 1st March 2024.

• The deadline for lodging appeals will be notified on your decision letter along with details of why you have been refused and how to appeal against that refusal. The exact deadline for you to return your completed appeal form is usually 28 school days from the date of the decision letter.

Further information can be found at;

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