Admission to the


Highfield Leadership Academy is part of Star Academies. As an 11-16 progressive and inclusive community Academy, the Governing Body will consider all applications equally.

In order to help you to understand the admission process better, we have produced a number of documents listed below. Please read the documents carefully. We hope you will find them helpful and informative. Further information is also available by visiting:

If, after reading the listed documents, you wish to discuss any aspects of the admission arrangements, please contact the Academy.

Admissions – Policies
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Determined Admission Arrangements 2020 Download
Determined Admission Arrangements 2021 Download
Determined Admission Arrangements 2022 Download
Admissions – Supporting Documentation
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Admission Arrangements for Year 6 to Year 7 Download
Admission of Children Outside the Normal Age Group Download
Appeal Dates Download
Appeal Dates Timetable Download
Appeals Guidance Download
Appeals Guidance – Addendum Download
In-Year Admission Download
Waiting List Arrangements Download
Open Evening

As we journey through the new normal we want to ensure that our academy and local community remains safe, happy and able to shine!

Therefore, this year we will offer perspective parents and pupils opportunities to learn about our academy family via our Virtual Open Event which will take place on 29th September. Resources will remain online throughout October.