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Stanground Academy


Admissions to the Stanground 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)  240 full time places - year 7
b)  300 full time places - post 16 (including all year 11 pupils at the Academy who choose to stay on for their Post-16 education)

To apply for a place at the Stanground Academy

  • For admission to secondary year 7, in the year preceding admission, parents should apply using Peterborough City Council's Schools Admission process. The national offer date in 1 March 2024. This is when you should receive a letter/email for an accepted place. 
    • For admission in September 2024, these forms can be accessed on-line, and all applications must be completed to Peterborough City Council by midday, 31 October 2023. Any applications later than this is deemed 'late'. 
    • To apply on-line, click here.
  • For all other admissions 8-11, please contact Peterborough City Council to download an application form or telephone the Admissions Team on 01733 747474.
  • For Post-16 admissions, please contact the Stanground Academy on 01733 821430 or complete the Post-16 application form on our Sixth Form page.
  • For all new and in-year admissions, please contact the Admissions Team at Peterborough City Council on 01733 747474 or visit their website on 

For more details please click on the Stanground Academy Admissions Policy link to the right of this page.

You may also contact us at the academy on 01733 821430 if you have queries about admission for your child and speak to the admissions team.

Right of Appeal

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 academy at the address below to lodge an appeal and mark your envelope 'Admissions Appeals':

Stanground Academy, Peterborough Road, Peterborough PE7 3BY

Admissions Policies: