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General Admission Information & Advice for parents, carers and students


The closing date for secondary school applications was 31st October 2022.  

National Offer Day is 1st March 2023.

Timetable of events for Admission to Year 7 September 2023

Date Details
1 March Offers of a place go out.
15 March Deadline for parents to have responded to their offer via the Local Authority.
15 March Deadline to have lodged intention to appeal with Altrincham College in order to be heard during week beginning 8th May 2023.
Week commencing 8 May Individual appeal hearings during which each parent or carer presents their case to the independent panel.

Appeal hearings for anyone who lodged an appeal after 15 March but before Friday 2nd June 2023.

Appeals lodged after 2 June 2023 will be heard within 30 school days.

You may choose to appeal against the decision not to allocate your child a place.

If you are choosing to appeal against the decision, you must lodge your intention to do so directly to Head of Admissions at Altrincham College. 
You can do this via email: or if you do not have email access, by telephone on 0161 980 7173.

When lodging your intention to appeal, please ensure you provide the following details:

  • Child's name
  • Child's date of birth
  • Child's current school
  • Parent's name
  • Postal address and contact number
  • Email address