The Earls High School has an admission number of 240 students for entry into Year 7. The school will accordingly admit at least 240 students in the relevant age group each year if sufficient applications are received. All applicants will be admitted if 240 or fewer apply. In recent years the school has been substantially over subscribed.

Admission Guidance

Further guidance on admissions and a copy of the admissions policy is listed below. The Admissions Policy is reviewed annually by the governing body, and should not be regarded as binding for future years.

School Students


If your child has been refused a place in your preferred school(s), you have the right to appeal against this decision.

Appeals timetable for admission to secondary school for the 2024/25 academic year:

  • Deadline for lodging appeals – 31 March 2024
  • Appeals lodged by the above date will be heard between – May/June 2024
  • Appeals received after the deadline may not be heard until – Mid September 2024 onwards

Further information and guidance can be found using the link below.