School Admissions

We welcome all prospective parents to visit the Academy. We hold special Open Evenings and events to give everyone a chance to understand what being part of The Bulwell Academy family means to staff and students. For more information about the transition from primary school to The Bulwell Academy, please see Preparing for Year 7 on this website.


Are you choosing your child's next school?

We hold Open Evenings twice yearly in September and during the summer term. Alternatively, if you would like a personal tour of the school, please telephone the Principal's PA, Mrs Sadler, to arrange.T: 0115 964 7640


Inclusion - Learning for All (SEND)

The Bulwell Academy supports the learning of students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). To find out more about what we can offer your child, please click on the image on the left or click here

Transfers from Primary to Secondary School
Admissions to Year 7 for September 2018 can be made directly through Nottingham City Council

The Nottingham Schools Admissions Team encourages parents / carers to apply online to save time, money and the environment. A letter detailing the application process will be sent to parents at the beginning of Year 6. The deadline for applying for a secondary school place is 31 October. 

Click here to apply online

A decision on your application will be sent to you by email on the offer date of 1 March.

If you require further information about the Admissions process, please contact Nottingham School Admissions on 0115 841 5568 or visit the School Admissions section of the Nottingham City Council website.

To view The Bulwell Academy Admissions Policy for 2018-2019, please click on the link below:

Admissions Policy 2018-2019

Late Applications

After the closing date of 31 October, you can no longer apply online.  For late applications, please download the Summary Guide for Late Applicants from Nottingham City Council or contact Nottingham School Admissions on 0115 841 5568.

In-Year Transfers for Years 7 to 11
Transfers to the Bulwell Academy during the School Year

If you wish your child to transfer to The Bulwell Academy during the current academic year, please download, print and complete the Transfer Application Form, which can be found on the right of this page (along with contact details for Admissions enquiries). To view the Admissions Policy for the current year, please click on the link below:

Admissions Policy 2017-2018

Admissions to The Bulwell Academy Sixth Form

Please see the website page Admissions to Sixth Form








Admissions to September 2018

Transition from Primary to Secondary School

Contact: Kay Lankester


   0115 964 7640


In-Year Transfers

Years 7 to 11

Contact: Richard Weir


   0115 964 7640


  Year 7 Admissions  

Please click here for

more information from

Nottingham City Council


Transfer Application Form

for admissions during the

school year to

The Bulwell Academy

Please click here to download