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Admissions

For information regarding admissions, please contact the school in the first instance on 01327 350284.

Please be aware that the school is over subscribed and that as a converter academy, manages its own admissions. We do make use of a waiting list and when a place becomes available, this is allocated in line with our admissions criteria.

Please click here for information on how to apply online for your child's school place in Northamptonshire.

Over Subscription

Please be aware that the school uses a geographical information system via Ordnance Survey to establish the straight line distance from the house where the student lives to the front gate of the school when applying the distance tiebreaker criterion.

Appeals

When parents request a place for their child at Sponne, the following procedure is adopted:

  • when there is a space (that is, below the admission number) in that particular year group, the place will be offered;
  • when there is no space in the particular year group, parents might request that the child's name is placed on our waiting list. When a place then becomes available, the admission criteria are used to allocate that place from the waiting list;
  • when there is no space in the particular year group, parents might decide to appeal against the school's decision to not offer a place. Further details regarding appeals can be found by contacting the school.

Transitions

Admissions to Year 7 in September 2020-2021

At Sponne School we appreciate that the move from primary to secondary school can be daunting for children and parents which is why we have an established transition process to make the experience as seamless as possible.

Sponne School is a converter Academy and will admit 232 students in Year 7. Parents will need to complete a Common Application Form and submit it to the Local Authority by 5pm on Thursday 31st October 2019.

As an Academy within a Multi Academy Trust, the Tove Learning Trust control admissions to Sponne School. All students whose statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan names the school as appropriate provision will be admitted.

Contact Us

Sponne School

Brackley Road
Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 6DJ

Telephone: 01327 350284