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Admissions for Year 7 Entry September 2023

The deadline for applications for Year 7 September 2023 entry is by midnight on Monday 31st October 2022. Before applying to the Academy it is recommended that you read the full details of our admissions process. In addition to the application to the Local Authority, all applicants must complete the online Supplementary Information Form by 5.00pm on Monday 31st October 2022.

Admissions Policy

Click here to access our Admissions Criteria for Entry Into Year 7 September 2023. 

Year 7 Supplementary Information Form - September 2023 entry

Click here to complete the required form as detailed in the above criteria.

Open Week Tours 

The Academy invites parents, carers and Year 6 children to experience our setting during a 'typical' day. 
Take a tour with our Senior Leaders and students.
Our Open Week Tours will run from Monday 19th September until Thursday 20th October, bookings will go live on Monday 12th September call: 01933 226077 to reserve your slot.

Year 6 Information Evening

We invite parents, carers and Year 6 children to our Co-Principals' presentation to find out more about the Academy and the admissions process which takes place on Monday 3rd October and Tuesday 4th October 2022.  Each attendee will require a ticket as this is a seated event in our state-of-the-art Auditorium.
Please click here to book your tickets.

Further information

Please email: our dedicated support team who can assist with any of your queries.

Sample Test Papers 

Fair Banding Test
Aptitude Test

Take A Digital Tour 

Click here to view.

Waiting List

If you wish to add your child to our waiting list please click here to complete the online form.

Please note, for the Year 7 September 2023 Admissions the admission criteria that was applied for the admission into Year 7 will be applied up until 31st December 2023.

For all other year groups and for Year 7 admissions from the 1st January the In Year Admission Criteria will be applied. This can be viewed here.

Appeals Process

If you have not been offered a place at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy for your son or daughter for Year 7 September 2023, you have the right to appeal this decision.

The Diocese of Peterborough Appeals Service, an independent panel, hears appeals for Sir Christopher Hatton Academy. The panel hears evidence from both the school and parents/guardians and then a decision is made whether a place has to be offered at the Academy.

The deadline to lodge an on-time appeal is 21st April 2023, and it will be heard week commencing 12th June 2023 via Zoom.

If you wish to appeal you will be required to complete the Notice of Appeal Form here.  Guidance Notes can be viewed here, however, if you have any queries in relation to this process after reading these, please do not hesitate to contact our admissions team via email:

Please note:
If you have not applied for a place, you must do this first via the North Northamptonshire Council. You can only appeal for a place in any academic year for a child once.