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Weston Favell Academy


Admissions to the Weston Favell Academy 

Pupils are admitted at the start of, and during, two main stages:

  • Secondary year 7 (age 11)
  • Secondary post-16 (age 16)

Admission numbers:

a)  270 full time places - Year 7
d)  20 full time places - Post 16

The Weston Favell Academy has capacity for 300 pupils in the sixth form. Of these places, 20 will be offered to eligible external applicants for Year 12.

To apply for a place at Weston Favell Academy:

For admission to secondary year 7, in the year preceding admission, parents should apply using Northamptonshire County Council's Schools Admission process.

For admission in September 2020, these forms can be accessed on-line and all forms should be returned to Northamptonshire County Local Authority by 5.00pm on 31 October 2020.

To apply on-line, please click on the link below:

Northamptonshire County Council Admissions

For all other admissions 8-11, please contact Northamptonshire County Council at to download an application form or telephone 0300 126 1000.

For Post-16 admissions, please contact the Sixth Form at the Weston Favell Academy on 01604 402121 or complete the Post-16 application form on our Sixth Form page.


There will be a right of appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel for unsuccessful applicants relating to admissions at age 11 or above. Appeals should be made within twenty (20) school days of the date of refusal.

If refused admission you should contact the LA Admissions Team at the address below to lodge an appeal:

The School Admissions Team                                                                                                                    Northamptonshire County Council                                                                                                            One Angel Square                                                                                                                                        Angel Street                                                                                                                                                  Northampton                                                                                                                                              NN1 1ED

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