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The Wells Academy


Admissions to The Wells Academy

Pupils are admitted at the start of:

  • Secondary year 7 (age 11)

Admission Numbers:

  • The Academy has the capacity for 180 pupils in each year group
  • This may be reviewed and adjusted in Year 8 - 11 based on the amount of resource available to the Academy

To apply for a place at The Wells Academy

For admission to secondary year 7, in the year preceding admission, parents should apply using Nottingham City Council's Co-ordinated Admissions Scheme.

For admission in September 2024, these forms should be returned by midday on 31 October 2023 for secondary Year 7. To apply online, visit:

There will be a right of appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel for unsuccessful applicants relating to admissions at age 5 (statutory school age) or above. Appeals should be made within twenty (20) school days of the date of refusal.

If refused admission, you should contact the Academy, in writing, at the address below to lodge an appeal:

The Wells Academy
Ransom Drive

Please mark your envelope or email 'Admissions Appeals'.

For more details, please click on the Academy policy on our policies page here