Admissions Guide - Thorpe Hall School

Senior School

Admissions Guide

Applying for a place:

Applying for a place in YEAR 7

For September entry at the start of the academic year.

We accept applications for our Senior School at any time, provided spaces are available.

1

Visit Us

To book a tour of the School, contact our Admissions Secretary, Mrs Karena Sedgwick on 01702 582340 or email admissions@thorpehallschool.co.uk and ask for an appointment with our Headteacher Mr Duckitt. He will be delighted to show you around.

You are very welcome to bring your child with you to this appointment.

2

Register

Complete and submit a Registration Form and pay the registration fee of £100. Please note, applications are registered from the date payment is received.

Please provide a copy of your child’s last school report with the registration form.

You can view and download the Registration Form here.

The registration fee can be paid by BACS, credit or debit card. Just ask for details.

3

THS Starters Assessment/Taster Days

We will arrange for your child to come along for a THS starters assessment as soon as possible after application.

The THS starters assessment involves a literacy (English) and numeracy (Maths) assessment only.It is designed to help ensure an education at Thorpe Hall School is appropriate and that we can meet the needs of all our students.*

There is no additional cost for these days (lunch is included) as it is covered by your Registration Fee.

4

Offer

Subject to a successful visit, we will offer you a place for your child and invite you to complete the relevant documentation for admission.

5

Contract & Deposit

To complete the application process and secure a place, parents/guardians are required sign a contract with the school and pay a deposit.

For entry into Senior School, a deposit of £1,000 is required.  This deposit is returnable when you leave the school, provided the required notice has been given.

See our Terms and Conditions here.

Admissions Policy

Admission is offered to children who satisfy the entry criteria and deemed to be suitable recipients of a Thorpe Hall School education. Places are offered to completed applications on a first come, first served basis with the following exceptions: preference is given to children of staff, siblings of current pupils, siblings of ex-pupils. The school will also give priority to creating a balance of genders.

See our full Admissions Policy here. See our Terms & Conditions here.

*We are committed to meeting the individual needs of our students. We will always assess if we have the structure and resources in place to support the learning and all-round development of every child. Occasionally, a child may need additional support which may affect the provision we can offer. The school will highlight concerns to parents as soon as possible and it is vital that parents advise us of any concerns they may have in relation to their child’s development before they start.

Applying for a place in YEAR 7

‘In Year’ Admissions – for entry any time after the start of the academic year.

We accept applications for our Senior School at any time, provided spaces are available.

1

Visit Us

To book a tour of the School, contact our Admissions Secretary, Mrs Karena Sedgwick on 01702 582340 or email admissions@thorpehallschool.co.uk and ask for an appointment with our Headteacher Mr Duckitt. He will be delighted to show you around.

You are very welcome to bring your child with you to this appointment.

2

Register

Complete and submit a Registration Form and pay the registration fee of £100. Please note, applications are registered from the date payment is received.

Please provide a copy of your child’s last school report with the registration form.

You can view and download the Registration Form here.

The registration fee can be paid by BACS, credit or debit card. Just ask for details.

3

THS Starters Assessment/Taster Days

We will invite your child to attend up to 3 ‘THS Taster Days’ so that they can spend some time with staff and pupils in the relevant class and complete the THS starters assessment during their visit.

The THS starters assessment involves a literacy (English) and numeracy (Maths) assessment only. It is designed to help ensure an education at Thorpe Hall School is appropriate and that we can meet the needs of all our students.*

There is no additional cost for these days (lunch is included) as it is covered by your Registration Fee.

4

Offer

Subject to a successful visit, we will offer you a place for your child and invite you to complete the relevant documentation for admission.

5

Contract & Deposit

To complete the application process and secure a place, parents/guardians are required sign a contract with the school and pay a deposit.

For entry into Senior School, a deposit of £1,000 is required.  This deposit is returnable when you leave the school, provided the required notice has been given.

See our Terms and Conditions here.

Admissions Policy

Admission is offered to children who satisfy the entry criteria and deemed to be suitable recipients of a Thorpe Hall School education. Places are offered to completed applications on a first come, first served basis with the following exceptions: preference is given to children of staff, siblings of current pupils, siblings of ex-pupils. The school will also give priority to creating a balance of genders.

See our full Admissions Policy here. See our Terms & Conditions here.

*We are committed to meeting the individual needs of our students. We will always assess if we have the structure and resources in place to support the learning and all-round development of every child. Occasionally, a child may need additional support which may affect the provision we can offer. The school will highlight concerns to parents as soon as possible and it is vital that parents advise us of any concerns they may have in relation to their child’s development before they start.

Applying for a place in YEARS 8 to 11

For entry in September and any ‘In-Year’ admissions.

We accept applications for our Senior School at any time, provided spaces are available.

1

Visit Us

To book a tour of the School, contact our Admissions Secretary, Mrs Karena Sedgwick on 01702 582340 or email admissions@thorpehallschool.co.uk and ask for an appointment with our Headteacher Mr Duckitt. He will be delighted to show you around.

You are very welcome to bring your child with you to this appointment.

2

Register

Complete and submit a Registration Form and pay the registration fee of £100. Please note, applications are registered from the date payment is received.

Please provide a copy of your child’s last school report with the registration form.

You can view and download the Registration Form here.

The registration fee can be paid by BACS, credit or debit card. Just ask for details.

3

THS Starters Assessment/Taster Days

For students looking to join Years 8 to 11 at the beginning of the academic year in September:

We will arrange for your child to come along for a THS starters assessment as soon as possible after application.

For students looking to join Year 8 ‘in-year’ at any other time:

We will invite your child to attend up to 3 ‘THS Taster Days’ so that they can spend some time with staff and pupils in the relevant class and complete the THS starters assessment during their visit.

The THS starters assessment involves a literacy (English) and numeracy (Maths) assessment only. It is not an examination and is designed to help ensure an education at Thorpe Hall School is appropriate and that we can meet the needs of all our students.*

There is no additional cost these days (lunch is included) as it is covered by your Registration Fee.

4

Offer

Subject to a successful visit, we will offer you a place for your child and invite you to complete the relevant documentation for admission.

5

Contract & Deposit

To complete the application process and secure a place, parents/guardians are required sign a contract with the school and pay a deposit.

For entry into Senior School, a deposit of £1,000 is required.  This deposit is returnable when you leave the school, provided the required notice has been given.

See our Terms and Conditions.

Admissions Policy

Admission is offered to children who satisfy the entry criteria and deemed to be suitable recipients of a Thorpe Hall School education. Places are offered to completed applications on a first come, first served basis with the following exceptions: preference is given to children of staff, siblings of current pupils, siblings of ex-pupils. The school will also give priority to creating a balance of genders.

See our full Admissions Policy here. See our Terms & Conditions here.

*We are committed to meeting the individual needs of our students. We will always assess if we have the structure and resources in place to support the learning and all-round development of every child. Occasionally, a child may need additional support which may affect the provision we can offer. The school will highlight concerns to parents as soon as possible and it is vital that parents advise us of any concerns they may have in relation to their child’s development before they start.

  • Small class sizes and high staff-to-pupil ratios
  • ISA National Award for Excellence & Innovation for Senior Provision
  • ISA Award for Pupils’ Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Wide and diverse choice of GCSE Options
  • Extensive Enrichment Programme