Secondary School Admissions

Secondary schools are an essential part of a student's educational journey, typically serving students between the ages of 11 and 16. These formative years are crucial in shaping a student's academic abilities, social skills, and character. Secondary schools offer a comprehensive curriculum designed to provide a well-rounded education while preparing students for higher education and the challenges of adulthood.

Grove Academy is committed to providing a supportive and enriching environment where students can explore their interests, develop critical thinking skills, and build lasting friendships. Our dedicated educators are passionate about guiding students through these transformative years, ensuring they have the knowledge and skills needed to excel in their future endeavours.

On this page, you'll find essential information about our school's admission process, including important dates, requirements, and how to apply. We understand that choosing the right secondary school is a significant decision for both parents and students, and we aim to make the process as transparent and straightforward as possible.

Whether you're a prospective student eager to join our vibrant community or a parent seeking the best educational opportunities for your child, we invite you to explore Grove Academy School's Secondary School Admissions page and embark on a journey towards a brighter future filled with knowledge, growth, and achievement.

Year 7, 2023 Intake

If you have a child who was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012, you must apply for a secondary school place for September 2023.

On time applications for year 7 places at secondary school 2023 are now closed. All applications after 31 October for secondary schools are considered as late applications. 

To make a late application for Year 7, September 2023, please use this link -


Read these documents for a breakdown of the admissions process and the time frames involved.