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Yate Academy


Here you will find all of the necessary paperwork for applying for a place at Yate Academy. For Year 6 students, the deadline for applications is 31st October, but you will also find details about in year admissions. 

Yate Academy is an academy in the Greenshaw Learning Trust and the Greenshaw Learning Trust is the admissions authority for the school. The admissions process is administered by the school in accordance with these Admissions Arrangements, in accordance with the Admissions Policy of the Greenshaw Learning Trust. For the Greenshaw Learning Trust Admission Policy please click here. The admissions arrangements for Greenshaw Learning Trust schools can be found here.

In accordance with the School Admissions Code 2014, the Greenshaw Learning Trust consulted on the admissions arrangements for all schools within the Trust for entry in September 2022/23. The consultation closed in December 2020.

The main changes are:

  • The inclusion of a priority for exceptional social and medical applications for schools where it was not previously included.
  • A Supplementary Information Form (SIF) for all exceptional social and medical applications (all schools).
  • Alignment in the order of priorities within admission arrangements.
  • Alignment in criteria definitions.

Please see the admission arrangements below for the appropriate year of entry.

In-Year Applications

To apply for a place at Yate Academy other than at the specified dates of entry, parents should contact the school to obtain the In-Year Admission Form. The In-Year Admission Form should be completed and returned directly to the school.

Where there are more applicants than places available, the school will maintain a waiting list according to the oversubscription criteria detailed in the school’s admission arrangements without regard to the date the application was received or when a child’s name was added to the waiting list.

Positions on the waiting lists may go down as well as up. This is because other children might be added to the waiting list who have a greater priority for a place against the school’s admission criteria; for example, when new families move into the area or when other families who had not previously named Gloucester Academy as a preference, ask to go on the waiting list after the initial allocations date.


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