Grammar Stream Admissions Process

If you are interested in finding out more about the Grammar Stream please follow the steps below:

Step 1

Read all the information pages, specifically the Information Events, Taster Sessions and Entrance Exam pages to give you an understanding of all the opportunities available to find out more about the Grammar Stream.

 

For pupils starting Secondary School in 2020 only

Step 2

If you would like to proceed and attend the Grammar Stream events, fill out  the Register Your Interest Form which can be found on the Register your Interest page. On these pages you have an opportunity to select all the events that you would like to attend and register your child to sit the Entrance Exam.

Step 3

Complete the Secondary School Application Form on the Swindon Borough Council website (Year 6 pupils only).  You have until 31st October to apply for a school place.  If you wish to be considered for the Grammar Stream then Swindon Academy will need to be your first school preference.  Should you wish to change your preference you have until 31st October to amend your application.  A change of preference after 31st October will not be considered by Swindon Borough Council until after 13th March.  

Step 4

Once you have accepted your place at Swindon Academy we will contact you to invite your child to sit the Entrance Exam.

Step 5

Parents will receive notification of the Exam results with 2 weeks of the test.

Step 6

Subject to success in the Entrance Exam, Swindon Academy Transition Team will contact parents to invite them to attend a Grammar Stream Transition Meeting in June.

Step 7

Pupils spend a day at Swindon Academy as part of the transition process.

For pupils NOT starting Secondary School in 2020 

Step 2

If you would like to proceed and attend the Grammar Stream events, fill out the Early Register Your Interest Form which can be found on the Register your Interest page. On these pages you have an opportunity to select all the events that you would like to attend.

 When your child moves into Year 6 we will contact you to invite you to attend the Taster Sessions and register to sit the Entrance Exam.


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