Hartismere School

Est. 1451. An outstanding coeducational secondary school & sixth form college and England's first academy

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Admissions and Application Forms :: Main School and Sixth Form

Main School Admissions

Applications for a place in the normal year of entry (Y7 in September)

Hartismere draws pupils from a very wide area. However, priority is given to pupils who attend our partner primary schools listed below:

Tier 1

  • St Edmunds, Hoxne

  • Wortham

  • Palgrave

  • Gislingham

  • Mellis

  • Occold

  • St Botolphs, Botesdale

  • Thorndon

  • St Peter & St Pauls, Eye 

Tier 2

  • Mendham

  • Old Newton

  • Bardwell

  • Haughley Crawfords

  • Ixworth

  • Rougham

All applications for a place in the normal year of entry should be made to the Local Authority in the normal way. This includes families applying from Norfolk who should apply through Norfolk Local Authority.


Music Specialism Admissions

Hartismere is a specialist Academy of Music. The school now allocates up to 10% of places to prospective pupils on the basis of musical aptitude. If applying for one of these places parents should complete our Supplementary Information Form (see below) and return it direct to the school.


Application for a place “In Year”

If you are applying for a place other than at the normal year of entry please complete the form ADM1 (see below) or telephone the school office (01379) 870315 to request a copy is posted to you.

If you have any queries regarding the main school admissions process please telephone the school and speak with Mrs Jean Marshall.


Sixth Form College Admissions   

Students may apply directly to the Sixth Form College by completing an application form—either online or by hand (see above). 

Students from Norfolk can apply through the ‘Help You Choose’ website at helpyouchoose.org if they wish. ucasprogress.com also has details of our courses. Applications should be made to the College as soon as possible. Applicants who apply after the end of February may find that their subject choices are restricted. 

If you have any queries regarding the sixth form college admissions process please telephone the school and speak with Mrs Jo Leeper.