Admissions for Year 7 for September 2020

If you have a child who will be 11 by 31 August 2020 you should register with your Local Authority and list Thomas Telford UTC as a preference. Online applications will open during the summer of 2019, you should make your application with your Local Authority and check with their Admissions Service for further details and deadlines.

Timeline > Information Evenings

For detailed information on Year 7 admission we highly recommend that parents/carers attend one of our Information Evenings on Thursday 19 September 2019 or Tuesday 8 October 2019. Please note attendance to the Information Evenings is by appointment only. Please complete the booking form below or call (01902 872180) to book a place.

All children who list Thomas Telford UTC as a preference with their Local Authority will be invited to sit a Non Verbal Reasoning Test. This is not a pass or fail test. There is not a separate registration form for the NVR test. Children must sit this test to be considered for a place at Thomas Telford UTC, testing will take place Saturday 23 November & Sunday 24 November 2019.

If you have not received an invitation to a testing session by Wednesday 20 November 2019 you must contact the UTC, due to the large number of applications the UTC is unable to check that each individual applicant has received their invitation to a testing session. It will be assumed that applicants who fail to attend their scheduled session no longer wish to be considered for admission to Thomas Telford UTC for Year 7 2020.

Closing date for application forms to be submitted is Thursday 31 October 2019.

Monday 2 March 2020  Allocation day

Monday 16 Mach 2020  Deadline for return of Acceptance Form and Waiting List

Monday 30 March 2020  Deadline to lodge an appeal


For further information on booking a time slot during the information evening or to receive a copy of the Admission documents through the post, please contact Mrs Murray (PA to the Principal) by email: 

Admissions Policy


Thomas Telford UTC Information Evenings - Year 7 Admissions 2020

As part of the Admissions process parents/carers and prospective students are given the opportunity to attend a Year 7 Information Evening about the Academy. The Principal Mr Gill, will give a presentation. There will also be a guided tour of the school. Parents/Carers may bring prospective students with them if they wish, but we are unable to accommodate more than three people per family. To help us with the administrative arrangements, would you please indicate on the pro forma the session you would like to attend – the time relates to the Head’s presentation.



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