Year 7 Admissions

UPDATE:  Counting Attendance During The COVID-19 Pandemic (March 2020 – October 2021)

For the purposes of faith-based applications, church attendance will not be counted from 18th March 2020 to 30th October 2021 (inclusive) to reflect the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  For all faith-based applications we will resume the counting of church attendance from Sunday 31st October 2021.  This affects those applying for places for September 2023 onwards.

September, 2025 Entry

Online applications open 1st August 2024

September, 2024 Entry

The Admissions Round for Year 7 Entry in September, 2024 IS NOW CLOSED

View the Randomisation Process here


For further info email [email protected]


Please read the school prospectus where you will get a flavour of what the school has to offer and our admissions policy.

The Brian Clarke Church of England Academy is proud to be part of the Cranmer Education Trust

Cranmer Education Trust is a company limited by guarantee and an exempt charity registered in England. Company registration number: 07687709. Registered Office: Cranmer Education Trust, c/o The Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, Oldham OL1 3SQ. The website address is and the phone number 0161 785 5082.