Year 7 applications for September 2023
The Admissions & Appeals policy containing the admissions arrangements has now been published; a copy of the policy can be found in the Downloads section at the bottom of this page. Further information about the application process will appear on this page in August.
Year 7 applications for September 2022
Offers of places will be advised to parents via the local authorities on 1 March 2022. Places were allocated by prioritising children in the order of the oversubscription criteria.
If you have not been offered a place and you wish for your child's details to be added to the waiting list, you can complete the waiting list form here: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schoo... Where places become available, they will be offered in order of the oversubscription criteria.
Information about applying
Applications to the Academy should be made via the local authority/council CPF (Common Preference Form). You will need to name the Academy as one of your school preferences on that form.
Places will be filled in line with the oversubscription criteria outlined in our Admissions Guidance document (see Downloads section below). If you are applying for a place under the:
- Previously looked-after child criteria, you will also need to complete the Priority 1a Supplementary Form (available in the Downloads section below) and submit this and the supporting evidence, to the local authority with the Common Preference Form.
- Exceptional medical or social need, you will also need to complete the Priority 1b Supplementary Form (available in the Downloads section below) and submit this and the supporting evidence, directly to the Academy. This is required in addition to submission of the Common Preference Form.
- Children of staff criteria, you will also need to send a letter or e-mail to the Governing Body of the Academy, sent via the Admissions Officer at the Academy, stating the name, post, and length of service of the member of staff and the child’s name and date of birth. This is required in addition to submission of the Common Preference Form.
More information about the secondary school application process is available here: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/apply-for-a-secondary-school
Further information about the Academy can be found on our website or by contacting us via:
telephone: 0113 263 0110
Details of open events will appear on the Academy website shortly.
If you would like to transfer your child to Dixons Unity during the academic year, you should complete an "In-year common preference form". This can be found in the Downloads section (below).
More information about the process, can be obtained from the following webpage: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/moving-schools
or you can contact Leeds local authority via
Telephone: 0113 222 4414