Thank you for considering Great Baddow High School for your child.
Admissions for Year 7 2022 are now closed but if you are considering Great Baddow High School for September 2023 please have a look through our Great Baddow High School Brochure to read more about how we help our students achieve their academic potential and develop skills and attributes that enable them to follow their chosen paths and watch our ‘welcome to Great Baddow High School’ film.
This section provides all the information you will need to make an application for your child to join us in Year 7. We appreciate that choosing a school is one of the most important decisions you will make.
Number of students as at September 2021: 1509
The school pupil admission number (PAN) for Years 7-11 is 240 per year.
Number admitted to the school in September 2021: 250
Number of applications to enter Year 7 for September 2021: 855
If your child is in Year 6 of a primary or junior school during the 2022/23 academic year, you will need to apply for their secondary school place for September 2023.
From mid-September 2022 parents can access information and apply online. The closing date for applications is 31 October 2022.
It is the responsibility of parents to make an application for their child’s secondary school place. It is not necessary to wait to receive an application form or a letter before you apply.
We also offer the Sports Selection Scheme for students who do not meet criteria 1,2, 3 or 4 in our admission policy. For the Year 2023/2024, up to 10% of Year 7 students will be selected for places at Great Baddow High School on the basis of aptitude for sport.
The selection process takes place following a practical activities day at Great Baddow High School. Students are assessed for their level of speed, balance, awareness, agility, endurance, coordination and ability at two sports chosen by the student.
The Supplementary Information Form (SIF) for entry to Great Baddow High School through the Sport Selection Scheme needs to be completed and submitted to Great Baddow High School by NO LATER THAN 12.00 midday Friday 30th September 2022.
The selection day takes place on Saturday 8th October 2022.
The link to the Supplementary Information Form will be available to complete by September 2022
If your child is not offered a place at our school, you can appeal against the decision.
To find out more about the timeline and process to appeal an admission decision, please visit the Local Authority website:
Mid-year admissions: Please contact Mrs D Sanders on 01245 265821 for information and an application form.
Sixth Form admissions: Please contact Mrs J Ferguson, Head of Sixth Form, on 01245 265821
|Admissions Policy 2023-24||11th Mar 2022||Download|
|Sports Selection Information Form 2023-24||11th Mar 2022||Download|
|Admissions Policy 2022-2023||22nd Feb 2021||Download|
|Great Baddow High School Brochure September 2021||15th Sep 2021||Download|
|Great Baddow High School Prospectus September 2021||15th Sep 2021||Download|
|GBHS Priority Admission Area||14th Sep 2020||Download|