Admission into Year 7
Calderstones has an admission number of around 270 students in Year 7 each year. For the past decade-plus, the school has been heavily over-subscribed on entry to Year 7 and there is always a significant waiting list of students wishing to join us.
Because Calderstones is a maintained school, the City Council’s Admissions Team allocates these places to the school.
Liverpool City Council’s Admissions website contains details on how to apply for a place in Year 7:
The key dates for those students who are due to start secondary school in September 2023 are as follows:
- You can apply online via the above link from September 1st 2023.
- The closing date for Year 7 applications is October 31st 2023.
- Places will be officially awarded at the start of March 2024.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Are there any supplementary forms to complete with Calderstones School?
A: There are no supplementary forms - the entire application is done through Liverpool City Council until a place has been allocated in March 2024.
Q: What are the criteria when applying for a Year 7 place at Calderstones School in September 2024?
A: Please refer to the ‘LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL CO-ORDINATED ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS’ link above.
Q: Do you have any details on Pupil Allocation Information?
A: Please see the following link on the Liverpool City Council website:
Calderstones School - Liverpool City Council
Admission via In-Year Transfers
From time to time, we do have places become available in the school. If you wish to apply for an ‘In-Year Transfer’ to join Calderstones, then please click on the link below which will take you to the City Council’s website and the appropriate information and application forms:
If you wish to discuss whether Calderstones might be a suitable school for your child or require support in completing the ‘In-Year Transfer’ application, please email email@example.com.
Lower School Open Evening
Our 2023 Open Evening was held on Thursday 28th September and was another wildly successful event and well-attended event. For those who were not able to attend and wish to view Mr Ratcliffe's presentation again, then please visit the link below:
6th Form Open Evening and Admissions
Our 6th Form Open Evening takes place on Thursday 1st February 2024. If you have any queries regarding 6th Form @ Calderstones, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
To make an application to join our 6th Form, please click here.