At Cottingham High School, we pride ourselves on being an inclusive school that welcomes applications from all families.
If you would like to arrange a visit to the school or you would like to discuss admissions further, please contact the school.
Key Dates 2023-2024
|Open Evening for prospective students||
27 September 2023 (5.30pm-7.30pm)
28 September 2023 (9.30am-11.30am)
|Deadline for applications to your local authority||31 October 2023|
|New Year 7s Parents' Evening||Wednesday 10 July 2024 at 6.30pm|
|Induction Week:||Monday 08 – Friday 12 July 2024|
TBC for 2023/4
From 11.09.23 to 31.10.23 you will be able to make your application for your child(ren) who is starting Year 7 in September 2023 via this portal link.
The closing date for secondary applications is 31 October 2023. Once this date has passed, please contact the School Admissions team.
The school admissions email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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The school has a published admission number (PAN) of 180 students.
Currently we have seven local feeder primary schools who Cottingham High School meet and work with regularly to discuss school improvements and to make sure all aspects of transition runs smoothly for students. These are:
We also take students from a number of Hull primary schools.
Appeals for ‘in-year’ school admission requests are normally held within 30 school days of the date you appeal is received. You will be notified of the date of your appeal no later than ten school days before the appeal is due to take place.
Appeals for entry into Year 7 to start secondary school for the first time – what are called ‘normal’ admission requests – are usually held in the summer term after parents/ carers have been notified of the refusal of a school place, commonly in June and July.
Starting school in September 2024
For applications to start a secondary school for the first time in September 2024, appeal forms should be submitted by the parent/carers by 26 April 2024 and appeals are planned to be held between Wednesday 15 May and Friday 28 June.
Year 7 application process
For a Year 7 school place, you must apply to your home local authority, even if you are applying for a school in another area. You can apply either online or by using a paper form. Online forms are available on your local authority website:
Once a place has been allocated in March by your local authority, we will be in touch via letter welcoming you and your daughter/son to Cottingham High School. Following this, we have an extensive transition programme supporting students and parents during this exciting time.
For further information about our transition programme, visit our transition page.
Applications for in-year admissions are also managed by the Schools’ Admissions Team, County Hall, Beverley, HU17 9BA. The Admissions Team can be contacted on 01482 887700. Further information can be found here and below.
For further details, please download the prospectus below.