Year 7 Admissions

Year 7 Admissions – September 2022


The deadline for applications for Year 7 admissions for September 2022 closed on 31 October 2021.  If you need to speak to anyone about an application please contact the Admissions Team at Cumbria County Council on 01228 221582 or by email at


On 1 March 2022 Cumbria County Council will send you an email (if you applied online) or post a letter to the address you have given them (if you have applied on a paper form).   The email or letter will tell you whether your child has been allocated a place. 


If you have been unsuccessful, Cumbria County Council will also explain what you must do next. Should you wish to pursue a school place via the appeals process, you must contact the school for a ‘Notice of Appeal Form’. The timetable for the appeal hearings is as follows:


 1 March 2022

Parents and carers will be notified of their child’s allocated  school.

 March 2022

Parents and carers should notify the school of their  intention  to appeal, and request a Notice of Appeal form.  The completed Notice of Appeal form should be submitted  to the  Clerk to the Independent Admission Appeals Panel,  Keswick School, Vicarage Hill, Keswick CA12 5QB

 30 March 2022

Deadline for lodging appeals with the school.

 16 May 2022

Deadline for the Admission Authority to provide the Clerk  with a statement giving reasons for the decision to refuse  admission.

 16 May 2022

Deadline for appellants to submit further evidence not  included with the initial appeal.

 27 May 2022

Appeal hearings.

 10 June 2022

Appellants to receive notification of the Panel’s decision.


Admissions Policy 2021/2022

Admissions Policy 2022/2023

Catchment Area



Get in touch.

Vicarage Hill
CA12 5QB

017687 72605