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Secondary Schools

There are 13 secondary schools and academies in North Lincolnshire. We’ve listed them below in alphabetical order by school name.

They all have open events in September or October for Year 6 children and their families who are choosing which school(s) to apply for a place at.

For further information about the individual schools and academies, including a link to their Ofsted report, select the relevant links below:

You may also wish to read these helpful guides

Moving up – a parent/carer’s guide to supporting children through the move to secondary school [PDF, 271Kb]

Moving up – a child’s guide to moving to secondary school [PDF, 2Mb]

Baysgarth School

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Baysgarth School, a community comprehensive for 11 to 16 year olds in Barton upon Humber.

Head Teacher: Richard Briggs

admin.baysgarth@baysgarthschool.co.uk
01652 632576

Barrow Road
Barton upon Humber
North Lincolnshire
DN18 6AE

Baysgarth School website

Baysgarth School’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Baysgarth School

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 180
  • Total number on roll – 883
  • Number of first preferences – 191
  • Number of offers made – 198

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

2022 published admission number for Year 7

180

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the school is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Note: In 2018 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 10.414 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2019, although there were more applications than the number of places planned for, all the children were admitted to the school. In 2020 the children who were not offered places were all those in category 4. In 2021, although there were more applications than the number of places planned for, all the children were admitted to the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 2.5Mb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 2.4Mb]

Baysgarth School catchment map [PDF, 4Mb]

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Frederick Gough School

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Frederick Gough School, a community comprehensive for 11 to 16 year olds in Scunthorpe.

Head Teacher: Ben Lawrance

admin@frederickgoughschool.co.uk
01724 292930

Grange Lane South
Bottesford
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN16 3NG

Frederick Gough School website

Frederick Gough School’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Frederick Gough School

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 269
  • Total number on roll – 1321
  • Number of first preferences – 295
  • Number of offers made – 270
  • Number of appeals heard – 11
  • Number of successful appeals – 2

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

2022 Published Admission Number for Year 7

269

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the school is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Note: In 2017 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 1.068 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2018 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 1.236 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2019 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 1.222 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2020 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 1.184 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2021 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 1.380 miles walking distance away from the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 2.5Mb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 2.4Mb]

Frederick Gough School catchment map [PDF, 3Mb]

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Huntcliff School

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Huntcliff School, a comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Kirton in Lindsey.

Head Teacher: Nadia Bibby

admin.huntcliffcomp@northlincs.gov.uk
01652 648276

Huntcliff School
Redbourne Mere
Kirton in Lindsey
Gainsborough
DN21 4NN

Huntcliff School website

Huntcliff School’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Huntcliff School

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 174
  • Total number on roll – 608
  • Number of first preferences – 98
  • Number of offers made – 103

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

No

2022 and 2023 Published Admission Number for Year 7

174

Over-subscription criteria for 2021, 2022 and 2023

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the school is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Full 2021 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 338Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 335Kb]

Full 2023 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 419Kb]

Huntcliff School catchment map [PDF, 6Mb]

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Melior Community Academy

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Melior Community Academy, a comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Scunthorpe.

Principal: Graeme Levitt

adminstaff@melior.org.uk
01724 868666

Chandos Road
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN17 1HA

Melior Community Academy website

Melior Community Academy’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Melior Community Academy

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 180
  • Total number on roll – 768
  • Number of first preferences – 153
  • Number of offers made – 171

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

No

2022 Published Admission Number for Year 7

180

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the school is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 269Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 279Kb]

Melior Community Academy catchment map [PDF, 5Mb]

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Outwood Academy Brumby

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Outwood Academy Brumby, a comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Scunthorpe.

Executive Principal: Darren Smith

enquiries@brumby.outwood.com
01724 708060

Cemetery Road
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN16 1NT

Outwood Academy Brumby website

Outwood Academy Brumby’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Outwood Academy Brumby

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 172
  • Total number on roll – 780
  • Number of first preferences – 163
  • Number of offers made – 172

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2018

2022 and 2023 Published Admission Number for Year 7

172

Over-subscription criteria for 2021, 2022 and 2023

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the school is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Note: In 2018 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 2.221 miles walking distance away from the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 332Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 312Kb]

Full 2023 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 395Kb]

Outwood Academy Brumby catchment map [PDF, 6Mb]

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Outwood Academy Foxhills

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Outwood Academy Foxhills, a comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Scunthorpe.

Principal: Tracy Motson

enquiries@foxhills.outwood.com
01724 708080

2 Foxhills Road
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 8LJ

Outwood Academy Foxhills website

Outwood Academy Foxhill’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Outwood Academy Foxhills

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 150
  • Total number on roll – 661
  • Number of first preferences – 130
  • Number of offers made – 143

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

No

2022 and 2023 Published Admission Number for Year 7

150

Over-subscription criteria for 2021, 2022 and 2023

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the school is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 377Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 378Kb]

Full 2023 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 463Kb]

Outwood Academy Foxhills catchment map [PDF, 18Mb]

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St Bede’s Catholic Voluntary Academy

Contact details, Ofsted report and admission data for St Bede’s Catholic Voluntary Academy, a Catholic comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Scunthorpe.

Head Teacher: Ryan Hibbard

admin.stbedes@northlincs.gov.uk
01724 245151

Collum Avenue
Ashby
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN16 2TF

St Bede’s Catholic Voluntary Academy website

St Bede’s Catholic Voluntary Academy’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for St Bede’s Catholic Voluntary Academy

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 150
  • Total number on roll – 685
  • Number of first preferences – 100
  • Number of offers made – 126

If you are applying for a place at this school you will need to complete a supplementary form (this is in addition to completing the main application form either online or on paper – see our Apply for a school place page).

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2017

2022 Published Admission Number for Year 7

150

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

Pupils with an Educational Health and Care Plan (EHCP) which names the school will be admitted. This will reduce the number of places available.

  1. Catholic children who are looked after or who were previously looked after.
  2. Catholic children.
  3. Other children who are looked after or who were previously looked after.
  4. Catechumens, Candidates and members of Eastern Christian Churches.
  5. Children of other Christian denominations whose membership is evidenced by a minister of religion.
  6. Children of other faiths whose membership is evidenced by a religious leader.
  7. Any other children.

First priority within the criteria will be given to applications from children who attend one of the partner primary schools (St Augustine Webster, St Bernadette’s, St Mary’s (Brigg), St Norberts (Crowle), St Mary’s (Grimsby), and St Joseph’s (Cleethorpes)).

Second priority within the criteria will be given to applications from children who will have siblings attending the school at the proposed time of admission.

In the event of oversubscription within any criterion allocation of places will be decided on distance measurements supplied by the Local Authority.

Note: In 2017, the children who were not offered places were those in category 7 who lived further than 1.382 miles walking distance away from the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 185Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 183Kb]

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Sir John Nelthorpe School

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Sir John Nelthorpe School, a voluntary controlled comprehensive with a sixth form for 11 to 18 year olds in Brigg.

Head Teacher: Rob Biglands

admin.sjn@northlincs.gov.uk
01652 656551 or 01652 653135

Grammar School Road
Brigg
North Lincolnshire
DN20 8AA

Sir John Nelthorpe School website

Sir John Nelthorpe School’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Sir John Nelthorpe School

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 154
  • Total number on roll – 699
  • (Sixth Form) – 50
  • Number of first preferences – 139
  • Number of offers made – 150

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2017

2022 Published Admission Number for Year 7

154

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the school is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school in years 7 to 11 at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Note: In 2017 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 11.06 miles walking distance away from the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 2.5Mb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the school [PDF, 2.4Mb]

2021 Sixth Form Admissions Policy [PDF, 128Kb]

2022 Sixth Form Admissions Policy [PDF, 128Kb]

Sir John Nelthorpe School catchment map [PDF, 3Mb]

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South Axholme Academy

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for South Axholme Academy, a comprehensive academy with a sixth form for 11 to 18 year olds in Epworth.

Principal: Scott Barlow

admin@southaxholme-iet.co.uk
01427 872121

Burnham Road
Epworth
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN9 1BY

South Axholme Academy website

South Axholme Academy’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for South Axholme Academy

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 180
  • Total number on roll – 913
  • (Sixth form) – 54
  • Number of first preferences – 193
  • Number of offers made – 195
  • Number of appeals heard – 3
  • Number of successful appeals – 0

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2019, 2020 and 2021

2022 and 2023 Published Admission Number for Year 7

180

Over-subscription criteria for 2021, 2022 and 2023

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the academy is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Note: In 2019 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 11.095 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2020 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 8.672 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2021 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 10.911 miles walking distance away from the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 296Kb]

2021 Sixth Form admissions policy [PDF, 101Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 296Kb]

2022 Sixth Form admissions policy [PDF, 101Kb]

Full 2023 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 347Kb]

South Axholme Academy catchment map [PDF, 3Mb]

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The Axholme Academy

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for The Axholme Academy, a comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Crowle.

Principal: Damien Keogh

admin@theaxholmeacademy.com
01724 710368

Wharf Road
Crowle
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN17 4HU

The Axholme Academy website

The Axholme Academy’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for The Axholme Academy

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 115
  • Total number on roll – 559
  • Number of first preferences – 110
  • Number of offers made – 115

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020

2022 Published Admission Number for Year 7

115

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the academy is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Note: In 2017, although there were more applications than the number of places planned for, all the children were admitted to the school. In 2018 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 9.189 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2019 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 8.899 miles walking distance away from the school. In 2020 the children who were not offered places were those in category 4 who lived further than 9.77 miles walking distance away from the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 355Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 356Kb]

The Axholme Academy catchment map [PDF, 3Mb]

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The St Lawrence Academy

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for The St Lawrence Academy, a comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Scunthorpe.

Executive Principal: Mike Adnitt

enquiries@tsla.co.uk
01724 842447

Doncaster Road
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 7DF

The St Lawrence Academy website

The St Lawrence Academy’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for The St Lawrence Academy

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 150
  • Total number on roll – 749
  • Number of first preferences – 168
  • Number of offers made – 165

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

2022 Published Admission Number for Year 7

165

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the academy is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Students whose siblings currently attend the academy and who will continue to do so on the date of admission
  3. Students who live in the catchment area of the academy
  4. Students who live closest to the academy

Note: In 2017 the children who were not offered places were those in category 3 who lived further than 0.775 miles walking distance away from the academy and all those in category 4. In 2018 the children who were not offered places were those in category 3 who lived further than 0.861 miles walking distance away from the academy and all those in category 4. In 2019 the children who were not offered places were those in category 3 who lived further than 0.994 miles walking distance away from the academy and all those in category 4. In 2020 the children who were not offered places were those in category 3 who lived further than 1.05 miles walking distance away from the academy and all those in category 4. In 2021 the children who were not offered places were those in category 3 who lived further than 1.360 miles walking distance away from the academy and all those in category 4.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 1.8Mb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 1.8Mb]

The St Lawrence Academy catchment map [PDF, 5Mb]

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The Vale Academy

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for The Vale Academy, a comprehensive academy with a sixth form for 11 to 18 year olds in Brigg.

Principal: Nicola Williams

info@valeacademy.org.uk
01652 294511

Atherton Way
Brigg
North Lincolnshire
DN20 8AR

The Vale Academy website

The Vale Academy’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for The Vale Academy

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 162
  • Total number on roll – 686
  • (Sixth form) – 74
  • Number of first preferences – 153
  • Number of offers made – 159

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

Yes – 2019

2022 and 2023 Published Admission Number for Year 7

162

Over-subscription criteria for 2021, 2022 and 2023

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the academy is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Note: In 2019, although there were more applications than the number of places planned for, all the children were admitted to the school.

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 340Kb]

2021 Sixth Form admissions policy [PDF, 190Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 365Kb]

2022 Sixth Form admissions policy [PDF, 181Kb]

Full 2023 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 345Kb]

2023 Sixth Form admissions policy [PDF, 157Kb]

The Vale Academy catchment map [PDF, 4Mb]

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Winterton Community Academy

Contact details, Ofsted report, admission data and catchment area for Winterton Community Academy, a comprehensive academy for 11 to 16 year olds in Winterton.

Head Teacher: Kevin Rowlands

reception@wintertoncommunityacademy.co.uk
01724 732777

Newport Drive
Winterton
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN15 9QD

Winterton Community Academy website

Winterton Community Academy’s Ofsted report

 

Admissions information for Winterton Community Academy

September 2021 intake

  • Published admission number for year 7 – 144
  • Total number on roll – 505
  • Number of first preferences – 89
  • Number of offers made – 94

Oversubscribed in the last five years?

No

2022 Published Admission Number for Year 7

144

Over-subscription criteria for 2021 and 2022

After the admission of pupils with statements of Special Educational Needs or Education Health and Care Plans where the academy is named on the statement or plan, the following criteria will be applied in the order set out below, to decide which children to admit.

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children who live in the school’s catchment area
  3. Children who will have a sibling attending the school at the time of their admission
  4. Children who live closest to the school

Full 2021 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 367Kb]

Full 2022 admissions policy of the academy [PDF, 367Kb]

Winterton Community Academy catchment map [PDF, 4Mb]

If you require these documents in a different format, please contact us. Visit our website accessibility page for more information.