Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy


Admissions Contact: Mrs S. Burt -

Information Relating to Admissions and Appeals

for Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy

Procedure to follow when applying for a Place in Year 7 (September Intake)


The Local Education Authority's 'Online Application System' opens on 1 September 2020 -  

The closing date for Applications to be made by is Friday 30 October 2020.

Please note there is also a Supplementary Admission Form to be completed and returned to Bishop Rawstorne by no later than 30 October 2020.  Due to this date falling within the half-term holiday the Academy will accept the Supplementary Forms on Monday 2 November 2020.

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.


Please 'click' on the appropriate 'link' below to access information regarding:

1.    Admissions Policy for Year 7 Intake for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.

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

3.    Admissions Supplementary Form for 2021 Intake 

4.    Time Line/Schedule when applying for Year 7 place for the 2021/2022 Academic Year. 

5.    Appealing for a Mid-Year Place at Bishop Rawstorne.

6.    Appealing for a place for August 2021 Intake (PDF) / Appealing for a place for August 2021 Intake (Word)


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