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Admissions Information

Open Days/Evenings for prospective Year 7 students

Our Open Days/Evenings for prospective Year 7 students and parents or carers will be on Thursday 19th September and Monday 23rd September 2024. Please note that these details may be subject to change.

Students are invited to visit the school with their parents or carers during the day when the school will be open for tours. Booking details will be confirmed in due course.

The evening session for parents or carers (6.30pm - 8.00pm) will start with a presentation about the school, including our Admissions Policy and Procedures [which are distinct from other schools in the area].

Open Days/Evenings for prospective Year 12 external students

Our Open Days/Evenings for prospective Year 12 external students and parents or carers will be on Thursday 19th September and Monday 23rd September 2024. Please note that these details may be subject to change.

Students currently studying elsewhere are invited to visit during the day, when the school will be open for tours. Booking details will be confirmed in due course.

The Sixth Form open evening will be on Wednesday 9th October 2024, starting at 5.30pm. Further information will be available at the beginning of the Autumn Term

  Open_evening_presentation.pdf

Admissions arrangements from September 2025

The Governing Body has agreed the arrangements for admission to the school from September 2025. If you consider that these are not in compliance with the current School Admissions Code or the law relating to admissions, you can object to the Schools Adjudicator. Objections must be referred to the Adjudicator by 15 May 2024.  Details of how to object can be found on the Office of the Schools Adjudicator website at www.education.gov.uk/schoolsadjudicator

Admissions_Policy_2025.pdf

Applicants to the school are required to complete both the Common Application Form supplied by their home Local Authority and also the Ranelagh School Supplementary Information Form if they wish their application to be considered against the following oversubscription criteria

  • Christian faith (categories 4-6)
  • ‘Looked After Children’
  • staff children
  • those who can demonstrate a significant social and medical need
  • sibling connection

Please download information from the links below:

Supplementary_Information_Form_2025.pdf

(to be used by applicants applying for Year 7 from 12th September 2024)

Supplementary_Information_Form_in-year_2025-2026.pdf

 (to be used by applicants applying after 1st July 2024)

Application may be made at any time after the start of the year for admission to Ranelagh. The Common Application Form must be returned to Bracknell Forest and the In-Year Supplementary Information Form (if appropriate) to Ranelagh School. In appropriate cases the Governors will have full regard to the BFC Fair Access Protocol. Ranelagh complies with Bracknell Forest’s timeline for admissions and therefore an application for the next academic year can be made no earlier than the date set out in Bracknell Forest’s Guide to In-Year Applications.

Sixth Form

Internal Application to the Sixth Form at Ranelagh for September 2025

(to be used by students studying in Year 11 at Ranelagh)

External Sixth Form External Application Form 2025

AL6D Ranelagh and SB Group Application Form 2025

NC6LL Ranelagh and SB Group NCFE Extended Diploma Application 2025

Admissions arrangements from September 2024

The Governing Body has agreed the arrangements for admission to the school from September 2024. If you consider that these are not in compliance with the current School Admissions Code or the law relating to admissions, you can object to the Schools Adjudicator. Objections must be referred to the Adjudicator by 15 May 2023.  Details of how to object can be found on the Office of the Schools Adjudicator website at www.education.gov.uk/schoolsadjudicator

 Admissions_Policy_2024.pdf

Years 7 - 11

Applicants to the school are required to complete both the Common Application Form supplied by their home Local Authority and also the Ranelagh School Supplementary Information Form if they wish their application to be considered against the following oversubscription criteria

  • Christian faith (categories 4-6)

  • ‘Looked After Children’

  • staff children

  • can demonstrate a significant social and medical need

  • sibling connection

Please download information from the links below:

Supplementary Information Form 2024 (to be used by applicants applying for Year 7 from 12 September 2023)

Supplementary_Information_Form_in-year.pdf (to be used by applicants applying after 1 July 2024)

Application may be made at any time after the start of the year for admission to Ranelagh. The Common Application Form must be returned to Bracknell Forest and the In-Year Supplementary Information Form (if appropriate) to Ranelagh School. In appropriate cases the Governors will have full regard to the BFC Fair Access Protocol. Ranelagh complies with Bracknell Forest’s timeline for admissions and therefore an application for the next academic year can be made no earlier than the date set out in Bracknell Forest’s Guide to In-Year Applications.

Sixth Form

External Sixth Form External Application Form 2024

Internal Application to the Sixth Form at Ranelagh for September 2024

AL6D Ranelagh and SB Group Application Form 2024

NC6LL Ranelagh and SB Group NCFE Extended Diploma Application 2024

Sixth_Form_Course_Guide_2024.pdf

sixth form prospectus 2023.pdf

 

Admissions arrangements from September 2023

Please refer to the admissions information below before completing either the In Year Supplementary Information Form 2022-23 for admission for the current academic year or the Supplementary Information Form for admission in September 2023 [Year 7].

The Governing Body has agreed the arrangements for admission to the school from September 2023. If you consider that these are not in compliance with the current School Admissions Code or the law relating to admissions, you can object to the Schools Adjudicator. Objections must be referred to the Adjudicator by 15 May 2022.  Details of how to object can be found on the Office of the Schools Adjudicator website at www.education.gov.uk/schoolsadjudicator

Applicants to the school are required to complete both the Common Application Form supplied by their home Local Authority and also the Ranelagh School Supplementary Information Form if they wish their application to be considered against the following oversubscription criteria

  • Christian faith (categories 4-6)

  • ‘Looked After Children’

  • staff children

  • medical, physical, psychological condition

  • sibling connection

Please download information from the links below:

Admissions Policy 2023

Annex 2023Checklist for parent or carer completing the Supplementary Information Form

Supplementary Information Form 2023 (to be used by applicants applying for Year 7 from 12 September 2022)

In year Supplementary Information Form 2023-24

(to be used by applicants applying after 1 July 2023)

Application may be made at any time after the start of the year for admission to Ranelagh. The Common Application Form must be returned to Bracknell Forest and the In-Year Supplementary Information Form (if appropriate) to Ranelagh School. In appropriate cases the Governors will have full regard to the BFC Fair Access Protocol. Ranelagh complies with Bracknell Forest’s timeline for admissions and therefore an application for the next academic year can be made no earlier than the date set out in Bracknell Forest’s Guide to In-Year Applications.

Sixth Form Admissions Policy 2023

Sixth form Course Guide 2023

EXT Sixth Form External Application Form 2023

Sixth Form Internal Application Form 2023

AL6D Ranelagh and SB Group Application Form 2023

NC6LL Ranelagh and SB Group NCFE Extended Diploma Application 2023

Deanery Maps

Please use the link below

Deanery Maps

 

APPEALS TIMETABLE FOR YEAR 7 ADMISSIONS:

  • Offers made: 3rd March 2025
  • Deadline for appeals to be lodged: 31st March 2025.  Appeals will be accepted after this date, but may be heard at a later date with all late applications
  • Date for appeals to be heard: usually held in May [to be confirmed in due course]

Late application allocation days – these appeals will be heard according to the School Admission Appeals Code. Appellants will be given 20 school days to return the completed appeal form from the date of notification that their application was unsuccessful.  Their appeal will then be heard within 40 school days from the date given to return their appeal form.

Appeal forms must be returned directly to the school.