How To Apply

At City Academy Norwich we are committed to ensuring success for all our students, whatever their ability.

We liaise closely with primary schools to ensure students who are joining us are placed appropriately for their individual development.

Admissions to City Academy Norwich are handled by Norfolk County Council.

CAN Admission Policies can be found here

You will be contacted directly by Norfolk County Council and asked to complete a Common Application Form where you outline your school preference. Norfolk County Council will then inform you which school your child has been allocated to.

Visit Norfolk County Council School Admissions

Secondary school admissions timetable 2023/24

  • Round opens: 9 September 2022
  • Round closes: 31 October 2022
  • Applications forwarded to other Local Authorities: 5 December 2022
  • Applications forwarded to other admission authorities: 5 December 2021
  • Applications returned by other admission authorities: 13 January 2023
  • Co-ordination scheme applied (no further changes until after offer day):   3 February 2023                                                            
  • Offer day: 1 March 2023
  • Appeals closing date: 22 March 2023
  • Late application closing date: 22 March 2023
    Mini admission round to consider changes: 3 April
  • Late appeals closing date: 19 April 2023
    Appeals hearings: May/June 2023
    Waiting lists maintained to: 31 December 2023

Norfolk County Council School Admission Appeals

In-Year admissions

Applications for any year group should also be made through Norfolk County Council.

If you would like to visit our school, please contact us on:

01603 452628