Year 7 Admissions

Year 7 Admissions – September 2023

The deadline for applications for Year 7 admissions for September 2023 closes on 31 October 2022.  If you need to speak to anyone about an application please contact the Admissions Team at Cumbria County Council on 01228 221582 or by email at
On 1 March 2023 Cumbria County Council will send you an email (if you applied online) or post a letter to the address you have given them (if you have applied on a paper form).   The email or letter will tell you whether your child has been allocated a place. 
If you have been unsuccessful, Cumbria County Council will also explain what you must do next.  Should you wish to pursue a school place via the appeals process, you must contact the school for a ‘Notice of Appeal Form’.   A copy of the timetable for the appeal hearings is below:

 1st March 23

Parents and carers will be notified of their child’s allocated school

 March 23

Parents and carers should notify the school of their intention to appeal, and request a Notice of Appeal form. The completed Notice of Appeal form should be submitted to the Clerk to the Independent Admission Appeals Panel, Keswick School, Vicarage Hill, Keswick CA12 5QB

 29th March 23

Deadline for lodging appeals with the school

 12th April 23

Deadline for the Admission Authority to provide the Clerk with a statement giving reasons for the decision to refuse admission

 12th April 23

Deadline for appellants to submit further evidence not included with initial appeal

 27th April 23

Appeal hearing

 5th May 23

Appellants to receive notification of the Panel’s decision


Admissions Policy 2022/2023

Admissions Policy 2023/2024

Catchment Area


2024-25 Keswick School Multi-Academy Trust Admission Arrangements

Keswick School Multi-Academy Trust is required by the School Admissions Code 2021 to consult parents of children between the ages of two and eighteen, other schools, the local authority and the local community to raise any concerns about proposed admission arrangements. The changes to the proposed admission arrangements for Keswick School Multi-Academy Trust for 2024-25 are outlined in the attachments below:

Admissions Consultation Letter December 2022

Proposed Admissions Policy 2024-2025



Get in touch.

Vicarage Hill
CA12 5QB

017687 72605