The King’s Academy intake policy follows that laid down within its agreement with the Department for Education and works alongside the established practices already in place for all maintained secondary schools in Middlesbrough.

Potential applicants and their families are invited to watch our virtual tour which provides a good introduction to our provision and the opportunities we offer.

Virtual Tour

Please contact our Admissions Officer (Mrs Peverell) via telephone or email should you have any queries.


Admissions – Year 7 September 2022

The Emmanuel Schools Foundation is the Admissions Authority for the school and is responsible for determining its admission arrangements. Middlesbrough Local Authority, admissions team co-ordinate all admissions as part of the coordinated admissions scheme.

National offer day for September 2022 is 1 March 2022. Letters and emails are sent by the Admissions Teams at Middlesbrough Council informing parents which school their child has been allocated.

Advice for parents and guardians on school admission appeals is available via GOV.UK. It gives easy to understand information on all aspects of the appeal process, including what happens at the hearing, who makes the decisions and what happens after the appeal hearing.

If you wish to appeal against a decision where a place was not offered for your child at The King’s Academy, please complete the Microsoft form below,

For further advice please contact, Mrs Peverell, Admissions Manager on 01642 577577 or email

31 March 2022 – Deadline for submitting admissions appeals

May / June 2022 – Appeals heard by an Independent Panel


Waiting lists

Waiting lists will be maintained by the Local Authority for those unsuccessful in gaining a place at their preferred school for admissions to Year 7. The waiting lists will be maintained until 31 December 2022.

If places become available, they will be allocated according to the schools’ over-subscription criteria.

If appeals are pending, places will still be allocated from the waiting lists before appeals are heard.


Admissions Arrangements for 2021-22 Academic Year (current year)


Admissions and Appeals Policy – 2021-22


Applications for admission – Middlesbrough LA


Additional form for King’s admission under languages aptitude


Catchment Area Map



Admissions Arrangements for September 2022


Admissions and Appeals Policy – 2022-23



Admissions Arrangements for September 2023


Admissions and Appeals Policy – 2023-24