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Ryhall CE Academy

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Joining Our School

If your child is due to join Reception Year at the start of the school year, then you should make an application to your Local Authority (depending on your postal code).

If you would like a place in any other year group or starting mid-year, please contact the school office on 01780 762447 to discuss availability in any year group and arrange a tour with the Headteacher.


Key dates for Reception children starting in September of any year.

  • The national closing date for Primary applications is 15th January.

  • Ranking exercise takes place in February.

  • The Local Authority will notify parents of Primary School Allocation on 16th April.

  • May 19th: Deadline for returning Notice of Appeal Forms to Peterborough Diocese.

  • June 12th - June 23rd: Appeal Hearings.

For further admissions details, please see the Admissions Policy in the 'Our School / Policies' section.

Key dates for Secondary children starting in September of any year.

  • 12th September - latest date for LA to make prospectuses available.

  • 31st October - national closing date for Secondary applications. 

  • 1st March - national allocation date for Secondary places.

  • May - usual time for Secondary Admission Appeals.


  • Following the National Offer Day on 16 April 2018, the deadline for lodging an on-time appeal is 16 May 2018. Parents should telephone, email or write for an appeal pack:
    • 01604 887060
    • The Appeals Administrator, Diocesan Board of Education, Bouverie Court, 6 The Lakes, Bedford Road. Northampton.
  • On-time appeals will be heard by 17 July 2018.
  • Proposed appeal hearing dates are during the weeks commencing 11 June and 18 June 2018.
  • Decision letters will be sent within 5 working days of the appeal hearing, subject to any unforeseen circumstances.

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Ryhall CE Academy

Church Street

Ryhall Stamford