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 2020 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 2020-2021, please click on the link below:

Admissions Policy 2020-2021

Late Applications

After the closing date of 31 October, you can no longer apply online.  For late applications, please 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 2019-2020

Admissions to Sixth Form

Please see the website page Admissions to Sixth Form