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Admission Arrangements

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 


The Admissions Authority for the school is the Governing Body and they are responsible for taking all admission decisions for children transferring to us in Year 5 and for joining the school during the academic year. 


Somerset County Council co-ordinates all admissions to Year 5, so if you are applying for a place in Year 5 in September 2024 click on the link at the bottom of the page to go the Council's website. 


To apply for a Minehead Middle School place during the year, you will need to complete our School Admission Form  and either post it to us or drop it into our school reception. We will then contact you to arrange an appointment for a tour of the school and a meeting with our Headteacher. 


We hold an Open Evening for new and prospective parents during October. In addition, Year 4 children from our feeder First Schools pay us a half-day visit in the spring term, to help familiarise them with our school. We also hold 'New Parents' meetings for Year 4 parents from our feeder schools, early in the summer term.

School Transfer - It is the parent or carer’s responsibility to make an on-time school place application.


If your child is due to transfer school from their first school in September 2024, you can apply on line:

Closing date for school place applications –15 January 2024

Primary admission outcome emails will be sent to people who applied online - 16 April 2024

Primary admission outcome letters will be sent out by second class post to people who applied using a paper form – on 16 April 2024


If you are making an application after the closing date, it will be classed as late, and your application will be considered according to the dates below.


For applications received by 3 May 2024 we will send outcomes on 3 June 2024. These will be sent by email.

Applications received after 3 May 2024 will be processed in strict date order of receipt, and outcomes sent out after 3 June 2024. These will be sent by email.


From 16 April 2024 you can also view the outcome of your online application by logging into the online application system.


The closing date for exceptional circumstance applications and supplementary information was 2 February 2024.

The closing date for receipt of appeal applications from parents who were notified of their outcome on 16 April 2024 is 14th May 2024.


Contacts:    Email:   

                     Tel:  Somerset Direct 0300 123 2224




Telephone: Admissions Team - 0300 123 2224