Admissions Policy

Our admissions policy for each academic year is available to download from the sidebar of this page, this includes information about the admissions policy for Sixth Form.

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 application form (see sidebar) 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


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 will also consider applications directly by completing the admissions form and returning to us.

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the Trust This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the first instance.

Admissions Forms

Our Prospectus

Admissions Weblinks