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Secondary admissions

Following updated advice regarding Covid-19, staff in the Admissions and Appeals Office will be working remotely as much as it is possible to do so. If you have any questions please contact us by e-mail to admissions@dixonsaa.com instead of telephoning the office.

Year 7 intake in September 2020

The national offer date for school places is Monday 2nd March 2020.  Parents who completed the local authorities Common Application/Preference Form will be advised by the local authorities of the school allocated to their child on this date.

For Dixons Allerton, there were 940 applications on the Common Application Form for the 245 places available.  The breakdown of places by oversubscription criteria is as follows:

Oversubscription criteria

 

Children with an EHCP

1

Looked-after & former looked-after children

2

Children with exceptional medical or social need (applications agreed)

0

Children of staff (up to 3)

0

Students at Dixons Allerton moving from Year 6

42

Siblings of students at Dixons Allerton

101

Distance (the furthest distance admitted was 0.783 miles)

99

Twins of children admitted under the above categories

0

 

245

Regrettably because of the high number of applications, it has not been possible to offer every child, who wants one, a place.  We automatically keep every child's name on the waiting list until the end of December 2020.  You are advised to return the local authority's Waiting List form (available in the Downloads section below) to inform them if you want to stay on the waiting list for this or any other school.

If you have any specific questions about the waiting list or admissions process, please contact us via the details given below.


In-year admissions (Years 7 to 11)

Dixons Allerton Academy is a very popular school and, consequently, a vacancy is only likely to occur if a child leaves the year group which rarely happens.

To apply, you will need to complete an In-Year Common Application Form (ICAF) for the local authority in order to be eligible for a place if a vacancy occurs.  The In-Year form and more information about the process is available from www.bradford.gov.uk/education-... or you can request for a form to be sent to you by e-mailing: schooladmissions@bradford.gov.uk or by telephoning 01274 439200.

If a vacancy does occur, we will look at the local authority waiting list and prioritise children in accordance with the oversubscription criteria (see Admissions and Appeals Policy in the Downloads section below).

Should you have any questions about the admissions process, please either:

e-mail:  admissions@dixonsaa.com

or telephone:  01274 770230


Applying for entry into Post 16 (sixth form)

The Academy has published specific criteria in relation to minimum academic entrance requirements for progression from Year 11 to the Post 16 provision.  There will be a right of appeal to an independent appeals panel for students refused transfer.


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