Admissions


The school has an 'open' admissions policy (distance oversubscription criteria) as opposed to one based on faith criteria.

200 places are available for 2021 entry

10% of places (20) are designated as Specialist Language Scholar places.

For entry into Year 7 in September 2020, the distance of the last person to be offered a place on National Offer Day was 0.885 miles.

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Admissions Criteria

Admissions Criteria

Specialist Language Scholar

10% of places (20) within Ada Lovelace CofE High School will be made available each year for students applying for a place in Year 7 and with an identified natural aptitude for Language. The application process is designed to test a child’s natural language and linguistic aptitude. As such, a child can be awarded a Language Scholarship place based on lingual aptitude, irrespective of any prior tuition.

There will be a single Specialist Language Assessment Day for Specialist Language Scholarship Places at William Perkin Church of England High School and Ada Lovelace Church of England High School. This Assessment Day will be held at William Perkin Church of England High School on Monday 5th October 2020 at 4.00pm. This is the ONLY assessment session and late applications will NOT be accepted.

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Application Forms

Applications can be made to the Academy by listing Ada Lovelace Church of England High School as a preference on your Common Application Form (CAF) submitted to your Local Authority by 31st October 2020. Kindly note that we do not have a separate application form (SIF) - simply apply via your Home Local Authority Common Application Form only.

Applications for Specialist Scholarship Language Places is now closed.

The Twyford Church of England Academies Trust runs a single Specialist Language Admissions Test for Specialist Language places at William Perkin Church of England High School and Ada Lovelace CofE High School. This test is held at William Perkin Church of England High School.

All applicants must also complete a Common Application Form through their Local Authority, listing Ada Lovelace as one of their six preferences – otherwise we will not be able to consider your application for a Specialist Language place.

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Deadlines

Friday 2nd October 2020 at 12noon: Language Scholarship Application Deadline

Monday 5th October 2020 from 4.00pm: Language Scholarship Assessment Date. Test is held at William Perkin Church of England High School.

Friday 16th October 2020 after 4.00pm: Results Date

Saturday 31st October 2020: Common application form (CAF) to be submitted to your Local Authority, listing Ada Lovelace as a preferred school choice.

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Further information

Further details can be found in the Admissions section of this website.

You can address any queries to [email protected]

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