The Great Baddow High School Annual Open Evening for prospective students and parents will take place on:
Tuesday 26th September 2023
5.50 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
During the evening there will be the opportunity to listen to the Headteacher's presentation in Primmer Assembly Hall, as well as tour the school to view our facilities and meet subject teachers.
The Headteacher presentations will take place at 5.45 p.m, 6.30 p.m. and 7.15 p.m.
If you are considering Great Baddow High School for your child please have a look through our Great Baddow High School Brochure to read more about how we help our students achieve their academic potential and develop skills and attributes that enable them to follow their chosen paths and watch our ‘welcome to Great Baddow High School’ film.
Number of students as at September 2022: 1528
The school pupil admission number (PAN) for Years 7-11 is 250 per year.
Number admitted to the school in September 2022: 252
Number of applications to enter Year 7 for September 2022: 928
If your child is in Year 6 of a primary or junior school during the 2023/24 academic year, you will need to apply for their secondary school place for September 2024.
The closing date for applications is 31st October 2023.
It is the responsibility of parents to make an application for their child’s secondary school place. It is not necessary to wait to receive an application form or a letter before you apply.
We also offer a Sports Selection Scheme for students who do not meet criteria 1,2, 3 or 4 in our admission policy. Up to 10% of Year 7 students are selected for places at Great Baddow High School on the basis of aptitude for sport.
The selection process takes place following a practical activities day at Great Baddow High School. Students are assessed for their level of speed, balance, awareness, agility, endurance, coordination and ability at two sports chosen by the student.
For further information and to complete the Supplementary Information Form for entry to Great Baddow High School through the Sport Selection Scheme visit our Sports Selection Scheme page on our website here. The application form will be available to complete from September 2023.
If your child is not offered a place at our school, you can appeal against the decision.
To find out more about the timeline and process to appeal an admission decision, please visit the Local Authority website:
Mid-year admissions: Please contact Mrs D Sanders on 01245 265821 for information and an application form.
Sixth Form admissions: Please contact Mrs J Ferguson, Head of Sixth Form, on 01245 265821
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|07th Dec 2022
|Sports Selection Scheme Supplementary Information Form 2024-25
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|Great Baddow High School Prospectus
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|11th Mar 2022
|Sports Selection Information Form 2023-24
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|Admissions Policy 2022-2023
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|Great Baddow High School Brochure
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|GBHS Priority Admission Area
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