We still have a few Year 7 places available for September 2024.

Rudheath Senior Academy works with Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority to allocate Year 7 places. The school has an agreed admissions limit of 168 pupils in Year 7.

The Local Authority coordinates the allocation of Year 7 places and applications are made through the Local Authority’s website.

Children attend this school from a number of feeder primary schools in the vicinity of Northwich and Rudheath, including: Lostock Gralam, Rudheath, Wincham, Northwich and Winsford. Application is made by October preceding the year of entry.

Rudheath Senior Academy, and North West Academies Trust as the admitting body of the school, operates the same admissions arrangements as Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority.

Key Dates

1st September 2023 Application process started. Online application facility opens and admissions booklet is made available.
31st October 2023 Closing date for applications to be returned to Cheshire West and Chester Council.
1st March 2024 Online applicants can view the school place offered by logging into their online account – offer letters posted.
15th April 2024 Closing date for appeal applications.
By 18th June 2024 Appeal hearings (on time applicants).

Other Admissions

If you are seeking a school place at Rudheath Senior Academy in any other year group then you should make an application via the Cheshire West and Chester website.

Once the application has been submitted, this will be sent to the school/academy to be processed.

If you require further information, please contact Mrs Laura Oakes, Office Admin Assistant.

Admissions Appeals

If you are seeking to appeal an admissions decision for your child, please download the School Appeal Form.

Admission Arrangements 2025-2026

Please find the NWAT Admissions Arrangements.