Important Dates

Important Dates for
September 2018 Entry

CAF Deadline: 31 October 2017

National Allocation Day:  1 March 2018

Waiting List requests:  by 8 March 2018

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Year 7 Entry for September 2018 (current Year 6s)

  • The Entrance Test has now taken place and results have been issued.  There are no further opportunities to sit the entrance test before National Allocation Day.  If you have missed the entrance test, email for the next stages of the process.
  • By 31 October 2017 - return your completed Common Application Form (CAF) to your Local Authority listing your choice of secondary schools in preference order.
  • 1 March 2018 - National Allocation Day when you will find out from your Local Authority which secondary school your son has been allocated.
  • By 8 March 2018 - replies to local authority accepting school place offered.  Additionally, requests directly  to Gloucestershire County Council to ask to be added to the Marling School waiting list (your son must have met the qualifying standard for Marling School to be added to our waiting list).

Year 7 Entry for September 2019 (current Year 5s)

IF your child is currently in Year 5 and you would like an emailed reminder when the registration window opens, in the summer term of Year 5, please email with REMINDER TO REGISTER in the subject line. The date for the Entrance Test is Saturday 15 September 2018. (The registration window opens at noon on Friday 1 June and closes at noon on Saturday 30 June 2018).


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