Admission to The Holgate Academy

Thank you for showing an interest in our academy which offers secondary education to the Hucknall community and beyond. Each year we receive increasing numbers of applications and recommend that you visit the academy on one of our open evenings or taster days to discover more about life at Holgate, to view our learning environment and to meet our students and staff.

The application process

Nottinghamshire County Council continues to administer the admissions process for The Holgate Academy and entry is still based upon their admissions criteria. For information on how to apply click here.

For sixth form entry, please visit the Hucknall Sixth Form Centre.

Key dates

The application process for year 7 opens in August each year, closing in October, with offers made to families in the following March. Any exceptional late applications and changes to preference must be received by the local authority by December.

For the full information on key dates for applications, please click here.

You can see our catchment area here.

You can also check if your address falls into our catchment area here.

Open evenings at The Holgate Academy are held in June and September each year for prospective pupils and parents. Dates and times will be advertised on our website and on our social media channels – please note that during the Coronavirus pandemic, these are currently suspended. We will advise when we are able to allow visitors onto the academy site again to look at our facilities.

Admission arrangements

The links below detail our admission arrangements:

Admissions arrangements – 2021-2022

Admissions arrangements – 2022-2023