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Welcome to Chilwell School

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Chilwell School is an aspirational, positive learning community with a belief in equipping students with the skills and knowledge to achieve their personal best. We are an inclusive school and welcome all applications, without reference to ability or aptitude. We are currently oversubscribed for entry in September 2021.

Download our prospectus.

We have a strong Chilwell family of schools with a strong partnership programme and our admissions policy reflects commitment to this collaboration.

The Chilwell family of schools

We will endeavour to provide places for children who do not attend the Chilwell family of Schools provided they can be accommodated within the admission limits.

The published admission number for Year seven in September 2022 is 180.

Applying for a Place in Year seven

All applications for places must be made on the common application form within the timeline for Nottinghamshire’s co-ordinated arrangements.

Details of the timeline and the application process can be found at

or by telephoning the Admissions team on 0300 500 80 80

In-year admissions

We are currently oversubscribed, and our school is full in every year group the main school. If you are making an application under the fair access protocol, this procedure takes precedence over the waiting list. To apply for a place in years seven, eight, nine, ten or eleven or our sixth form then please apply below:

Chilwell School In Year Admission Application Form

New starter

Upon a successful application and formal offer, please see attached our welcome pack and electronic forms for completion at your earliest opportunity.

Admissions 2021/22

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Admissions 2022/23

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Admissions 2023/24

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If you wish to appeal an admissions decision, you can appeal through the following route - admissions appeals

Application Timeline

National Closing date for on-time applications

31 October 2021

National Offer date for all Secondary Schools

1 March 2022

Closing Date for on-time appeals

29 March 2022

On-time appeals will be heard by

Late appeals will be heard at the same time as online appeals wherever possible or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Mas soon as practically possible

Last Date to submit any additional information in support of your appeal

The independent clerk will notify you of this date, which is usually 5 days before the date of your appeal hearing

Decisions will be communicated in writing from the independent clerk, within 5 working days of the date of your appeal


In-year application outcome

10 school days

In-year appeals

Appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged