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Canon Slade School

Canon Slade School As a Church of England School, we seek to provide
an excellent education within a Christian environment
to fulfil individual potential and to prepare pupils
for life and service in a rapidly changing world. Ora et Labora
Pray and Work

School Admissions Guidance


The Governors’ policy is to give priority to children from committed Christian families. The number of intended admissions each year to Year 7 is 300. All pupils are admitted without reference to ability or aptitude except in the case of applicants to the sixth form to take Level 3 courses.

The School was over-subscribed for admission in September 2022. The ‘cut-off’ point score was 142, this was out of a maximum total of 424 in 2021.

Church attendance recommenced being collected from 7th November 2021.

Full details can be found on the Canon Slade Application form for 2023 and the Admissions policy in the links at the bottom of this page.

In the event of any queries regarding the admissions process, including the availability of places in Years 8-11, please email

Applying for your child to attend

The application form to apply can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this page.

It is the parents’ responsibility, when all sections have been completed, to send the form and any accompanying verifications to:

The Headteacher,
Canon Slade School, Bradshaw Brow,

Alternatively, applications may be handed in to the main school reception.

Please note emailed/scanned applications are not accepted.

All applications will be acknowledged by email within a week of receipt

Deadline for applications

All applications to reach us by MONDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2022 at the latest. Please mark the envelope 'ADMISSIONS'.

Any applications received after this date will be dealt with after offer day which is 1st March 2023.

Right of appeal

In the event of parents being refused a place for their child, they have the right of appeal to an independent panel. Information explaining how to appeal will be sent via the Local Authority should your application be unsuccessful. Repeat applications within the same academic year will not be considered unless there has been a significant change in circumstances.

Key admissions documents