Year 7 Entry 2018

Admissions Policy 2017 for 2018 entry: Humphrey Perkins School adheres to the Local Authority's admissions policy.

Our Open Evening is held annually in September. This year our Open Evening was held on Thursday 14 September 2017. The Open Evening gives an opportunity for visitors to talk to pupils and staff and to hear what the Head has to say about our school and what makes it so distinctive.  If you would like to visit the school please contact us on 01509 412385.

31 October 2017               Closing date for applications to the Local Authority

28 February 2018              Publication of appeals timetable on website

1 March 2018                     National offer day for secondary school places.

April and May 2018           Appeals process and outcomes

August 2018                      New intake starts at school.

Year 7 Entry September 2017

The deadline for secondary school applicatiions has now passed. Any applications will be now classed as a late application.
To make an application, you need to complete the local authority’s form available from

To avoid disappointment we urge all parents who wish to send their children to Humphreys to express their preference by completing the online application form provided by Leicestershire County Council.

If you have ANY difficulty please contact the school directly and we will be happy to help.

If Humphrey Perkins School is undersubscribed, any parent that applies will be offered a place. If oversubscribed, we rank applications in order against our published oversubscription criteria. Details of our priority criteria for acceptance are in the Admission Policy. A summary of the criteria are provided below:

  • Pupils in public care
  • Pupils who already have a brother or sister in the school
  • Pupils living in the catchment area
  • Pupils attending a feeder school who may not live in the catchment area
  • Children of staff
  • Children who live nearest to Humphrey Perkins School

Our catchment area covers the catchment areas of:

  • Barrow Hall Orchard Church of England Primary School
  • Burton on the Wolds Primary School
  • Seagrave Primary School
  • Sileby Highgate Primary School
  • Sileby Redlands Primary School
  • Wymeswold Primary School
  • Cossington Primary School

We very much look forward to receiving your application.