How to Apply

How to Apply

At City Academy Norwich we are committed to ensuring success for all our students, whatever their ability.

We liaise closely with primary schools to ensure students who are joining us are placed appropriately for their individual development.

Admissions to City Academy Norwich are handled by Norfolk County Council.




You will be contacted directly by Norfolk County Council and asked to complete a Common Application Form where you outline your school preference. Norfolk County Council will then inform you which school your child has been allocated to.

Visit Norfolk County Council School Admissions


Secondary school admissions timetable 2020/21

  1. Round opens – 1 1 September 2019
  2. Round closes – 31 October 2019
  3. National Offer day – school place decisions are made available – 2 March 2020
  4. Late applications closing date – 20 March 2020
  5. Appeals closing date – 20 March 2020
  6. Mini admission round to consider changes – 3 April 2020
  7. Late appeals closing date: 17 April 2020
  8. Appeals hearings – May/June 2019
  9. Waiting lists maintained until 31 December 2020

Norfolk County Council School Admission Appeals

In-Year admissions

Applications for any year group should also be made through Norfolk County Council.

If you would like to visit our school, please contact us on:

01603 452628