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How to Apply for a School Place

Please find below all information regarding how to apply for your place at Thomas Becket. Should you need any further information or support with your application, please call us on 01604 493211 and we will be happy to help.

You will find the Application Form, Admissions Policy and Appeal Form attached below. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our school. 

Admissions Policy

Our admissions policy for each academic year is available to download below. 

Northants County Council Admissions Website

Please note that applications for Year 7 places need to be made to NCC Admissions; please follow this link

Please complete the school applications forms (see below) and then follow the NCC application process. 

School application forms need to be emailed or posted to the school directly. Our postal address is:

Thomas Becket Catholic Secondary School
Becket Way

Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN3 6HT

Admissions Background

Thomas Becket Catholic School exists to serve the Catholic Communities in Northamptonshire.  We are able to admit up to 180 new students (admission number) each year and 20 external Year 12 and 13 students each year.   A Child with a Statement of Special Educational Needs naming the School must be admitted according to Section 324 of the Education Act 1996.

We follow the process defined by Northants County Council which can be found here.

Appeal Details

In order to register an appeal for admission please ensure the Admissions Appeal form (see sidebar) is completed and returned to the Clerk.

Parents have the right to appeal against the Governors’ refusal to admit their child/children. To appeal against the decision the parents should write to the Clerk to the Governors. If your child is refused admission, you are invited to appeal in writing to the Chair of Governors at the school. Appeals will be heard by an Independent Panel. Please contact office@thomasbecket.org.uk in the first instance.

Thomas Becket Catholic School, Becket Way, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 6HT

Telephone: 01604 493211Fax: 01604 497300

office@thomasbecket.org.uk

Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Academies Trust, C/o St Thomas More Secondary School, Tyne Crescent, Bedford, Mk41 7UL