Middlewich Rd, Rudheath, Northwich CW9 7DT

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.

Applications to Rudheath Senior Academy are made through the Local Authority admissions scheme. Parents are required to complete the application form supplied by Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority.

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 2020Application process started. Online application facility opens and admissions booklet is made available.
31st October 2020Closing date for applications to be returned to Cheshire West and Chester Council.
1st March 2021Online applicants can view the school place offered by logging into their online account – offer letters posted.
29th March 2021Closing date for appeal applications.
By 17th June 2021Appeal hearings (on time applicants).

Parent and Carer Information

Parents/Carers can find further information about Rudheath Senior Academy admission arrangements via the on line admissions service at Cheshire West and Chester’s (CWAC) website at https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/residents/education-and-learning/school-admissions/school-admissions.aspx 

An Information Booklet provides further details about admissions to secondary schools in the Cheshire West and Chester authority. Parents/Carers can also telephone the school on 01606 42515 or Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority by emailing admissions@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk.

In-Year Admissions

For Parents/Carers applying for secondary school places outside of the normal intake in September, and for all other in-year transfers to secondary schools, applications should be made via the Cheshire West and Chester website.