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.
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance.