Join Us – Year 7-11 – Admission Policy

Join Us - Year 7-11 - Admission Policy

Bradfield School follows the Sheffield Local Authority’s Admissions policy, which is available on their website, or by clicking here.

The Local Authority Application page contains details on all policies and procedures, as well as guidance for parents/guardians on the application process.

Please note that the school does not deal directly with admissions.

Applications should be made through the Local Authority process.

Further information can be found at:

Key dates for admissions (Year 7 – September 2018)

  • July 2017: application packs issued by Sheffield Local Authority to all parents/carers of children due to enter Year 7 in September 2018.
  • 1 March 2018: offer day. Online applications will be notified by email, paper and telephone applications will be notified by letter to home address.

Appeals for September 2018

Appeals for entry to Y7 in September 2018 will be administrated by the Local Authority on behalf of the Academy and in line with the statutory Appeal Code of Practice. Appeals will be heard at the Sheffield Town Hall. Any parent who is refused a place at Bradfield School will be entitled to appeal to an independent panel.

Parents will be advised of the exact closing date and appeal procedure when they receive notification of the outcome of their application on 1 March 2018. Appeal Application Forms can be obtained from the Local Authority website where you can also find guidance about the process scheduled after this date.  You will be notified of the date and time of your appeal in writing by the City Council.

Please note that the appeal panel is independent of the Academy and the Local Authority and its decision is legally binding on both the Academy and on parents.

For any further advice on the appeals process please contact the Admissions Team on 0114 2735790 or email

Key Dates for admissions (Year 7 – September 2019)

Details for admissions for students who will start Year 7 in September 2019 have not yet been published, but will be updated on this page when they are available.