All admissions are processed through Bracknell Forest Council. Please visit ‘Starting Secondary School’ for more information about how and when to apply.
When do I apply: For September 2024 entries – Applications open in September 2023 and close in October 2023
Please see below for further admissions procedures and criteria.
Admission Procedures and Criteria
Year 7 from September 2024
(These children would have a date of birth between 01 September 2013 and 31 August 2024.) To make an application you will need to contact your home local authority for further information on how to apply.
Year 7 from September 2023
(These children would have a date of birth between 01 September 2011 and 31 August 2012.) To make an application you will need to contact your home local authority for further information on how to apply.
Year 7 from September 2022
If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011, the application process for secondary school places (Year 7, September 2022) was open from 12 September 2021 to 31 October 2021.
If you wish to apply for a place for your child outside of the Year 7 round above because you have recently moved to the area or wish to move your child to Sandhurst School, then you will need to complete an in-year application form.
In-year applications are made through Bracknell Forest Council; please visit their website to make an application.
- Sandhurst School Admission Arrangements 2023-2024 will be used for all in-year applications.
Following a successful application, you will be contacted by a member of our senior leadership team who will discuss the transfer to ensure a smooth transition. At this point we will ask you to complete a student enrolment form.
For students applying to join during Year 10 or 11, consideration will need to be given to your preferred KS4 option choices and these will be subject to availability.
Year 9 students who join after February half term will be asked to select their options for Year 10 KS4.
If you have any questions at any stage, please contact us via our school reception.
Appeals for a place at Sandhurst School
If you have received a refusal of a school place and would like to appeal against that decision please select the link below for further information: Bracknell Forest Appeals Timetable