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Admissions

At English Martyrs’ Catholic School we receive students into Year 7 and Year 12 through the normal admission round and from time to time we admit students during the academic year should places become available. Please read this section carefully. It includes our prospectus and also the Admissions Policy which you are advised to read in full.

Open Evening for parents of children in Year 5 and 6 is held every autumn well before the closing date for applications.

Open Evening for entry into Year 12 is held during November each year.

Should you wish to speak to someone at the school prior to making an Application please telephone Mrs O'Connor, Admissions Manager, at the school. 

The school has 5 Additionally Resources places for Statemented students on the Autistic Spectrum who live in Leicester City or who are in the care of Leicester Local Authority.  Should you wish a child to be considered for one of these places please contact the Local Authority Special Needs Education Service directly in the first instance [telephone: 0116 2527813].   This application will then be considered through the Statementing process 18-12 months prior to the student’s placement commencing.

There are four Catholic Secondary Schools serving the Catholic communities of Leicester City and Leicestershire and parts of nearby counties. Places are also available for students from other backgrounds whose parents wish them to be educated in a Catholic environment.

If you require help in making your choice of school or with the admissions process in general your local authority can give you information about a Choice Adviser who will be able to support you. Alternatively, the primary Headteacher can help. General advice about Catholic schools can also be obtained from the Nottingham Diocese Education Service (01332 293833) For further information please see 'How to Apply'