Thank you for considering Great Baddow High School for your child. 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. We hope you will visit our school by attending our Open Evening or arranging an individual visit. Many families like to do both. We hold our Open Evening in the Autumn Term and offer tours of our school during the working day throughout September and October, by appointment. We feel this is the best way to experience first-hand our outstanding facilities and to meet the students and staff.
Number of students as at September 2018: 1478
The school pupil admission number (PAN) for Years 7-11 is 240 per year.
Number admitted to the school in September 2018: 250
Number of applications to enter Year 7 for September 2018 (as at December 2017): 895
Great Baddow High School Prospectus
If your child is in Year 6 of a primary or junior school during the 2019/20 academic year, you will need to apply for their secondary school place for September 2020.
From mid-September 2019 you can access information and apply online. The closing date for applications is 31 October 2019.
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.
Link to Essex County Council school admissions http://www.essex.gov.uk/Education-Schools/Schools/Admissions/Pages/Admissions.aspx
For mid-year admissions please contact the school office on 01245 265821
For Sixth Form admissions, please contact the Head of Sixth Form on 01245 265821
For students joining Great Baddow High School in September 2019, the PE department will be running Summer Sports Camps for new Year 7 girls and boys on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th August 2019 at a cost of £7.50 per day. Please complete the reply slip on the Sports Camp flyer to book a space.