Admissions Contact: Mrs C Prior – 



Admissions and Appeals for Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy


School Offers

School places for August 2022 admissions will be announced for secondary schools on 1 March 2022 by Lancashire County Council.


If you were unsuccessful in gaining a place at Bishop Rawstorne please see below:-

Appealing for a Year 7 place for the 2022/2023 Academic Year – the date for appeals has now passed, please contact LCC for any further information



What Happens Next?

6 June 2022 - Intake Evening - students are invited into school to meet their tutor at a specified time.  Details will be forwarded nearer the time.

9 July 2022 - Taster day 


Year 7 Admissions

Please find below the link to Lancashire County Council's admissions page.  Applications can be made for the Year 7 2022 intake from 1 September 2021.

School admissions - Lancashire County Council

The closing date for Applications is Friday 29 October 2021.

Please note there is also a Supplementary Admission Form to be completed and returned to Bishop Rawstorne by no later than 29 October 2021.  Due to this date falling within the half-term holiday the Academy will accept Supplementary Forms on Monday 1 November 2021.

Should your application fall within the tie-breaker section, it is information on the Supplementary Admissions form that is taken into consideration.

When making your application, should you wish Faith Commitment to be taken into consideration, please note that it is the Faith Commitment of one or both parents that is considered and not the Faith Commitment of the child.  For Faith Commitment to be applied, parent(s) must attend a church service at least fortnightly and for at least one year before applying for a place at Bishop Rawstorne.


Changing schools during the school year

Before you apply to change schools, you will need to speak to the current school and the school you intend to move to.  Information can be found below.

Appealing for a Mid-Year Place at Bishop Rawstorne.


School admissions for overseas children

School Admissions Information Post EU


For further information please follow the appropriate link below:

Admissions Policy for Year 7 Intake for the 2022/2023 Academic Year

Time Line/Schedule when applying for Year 7 place for the 2022/2023 Academic Year

Admissions Policy for Year 7 Intake for the 2023/2024 Academic Year