The academy's Admissions Policy can be accessed via the link below.

The policy last went out to consultation in December 2015 and is reviewed annually by the Local Governing Body.

There are not currently any plans to change the academy's admissions arrangements for at least the next 3 years.

Admissions Policy


Please find a copy of our latest prospectus here.

How To Apply For A Year 7 Place For September 2019

If your child is due to move on to secondary school in September 2019 having completed the primary phase of their education you need to apply for a place at secondary school for your child.

How to apply

The easiest and quickest way to apply is online at

Applications open on 10th September 2018. You will need to register using an email address.

You can also download a copy of the ‘Applying for a Secondary School Place in Northamptonshire 2019/20’ booklet from this website. Please read through the booklet before making your application

It is very important that parents read our Admissions Policy before applying for a place. This gives full details of key information such as our Admissions Test (scheduled for Saturday 8th December) and our over-subscription criteria.

Alternatively, you can apply using a paper preference form. You can request one from the School Admissions Team (details below).

You are not required to complete a supplementary information form (SIF) when applying for a place at KBA.

Closing date for applications

Your application must be submitted by 5:00 pm on 31st October 2018.

Failure to get your application in on time will affect your chances of obtaining a place for your child at your preferred schools.

Pupils with an Education, Health and Care Plan

If your child has an EHC Plan, you do not need to apply for a school place using the process explained above. Instead, you will receive a letter from the EHC Team seeking details of your school preference.

Pupils living outside of Northamptonshire

If your home address is outside of Northamptonshire (even if your child attends a Northamptonshire primary / junior school) you should apply to your home local authority. 

Please contact Northamptonshire's School Admissions team (details below) if you have any further questions regarding the application process in general.

School Admissions, Northamptonshire County Council,
One Angel Square, Northampton, NN1 1ED

t. 0300 126 1000

In Year Admissions

If you are interested in applying for a place for your child through the In Year Admissions process, please visit the local authority's website for details of how to do this. Click Here

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