Admissions Information

Applying to The Forest School

The application process for moving from primary to secondary school is managed by Wokingham Borough Council.  Information about the admissions process is available on the Council's web site

In-Year Admissions

The application process for In-Year Admissions is managed by The Forest School. 

Please download the In-Year Admissions Application here.

Alternatively talk with Jaquie Blaney about admissions to The Forest School. T: 0118 978 1626.

Our PAN for 2020 -21 is 210. Please refer to Forest's admission policy for full details.  To view The Forest School Admissions Policy click here

The admissions arrangements for all mainstream academies and free schools must comply with the School admissions code  and the School admission appeals code

To find out more about what we do for those who may need additional support, click Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

Apply for a place at secondary school


The Appeals Process

The Appeals process

This is managed on our behalf by Wokingham Borough Council. Should you wish to appeal, click the following link:

Objections can be made to the Office of the School’s Adjudicator by 15th May each year. However, anyone or body cannot object to the admission number. All consultation information is available in the regulations

In Year Admissions

In Year Admissions

In-year admissions are referred to where a student starts at a school outside the time they would normally start - Year 7 or sixth form entry is normally in September. If you would like to apply for a place at The Forest School please use The Forest School In-Year Admissions Application form

Residents of other authorities

Residents of other local authorities in England must apply to their home authority for schools in the Wokingham Borough. For a copy of the Council's In-year guide and further information on the application process, follow the following link

For anyt information or to discuss an In-Year Admission please contact Jaquie Blaney via 0118 978 1626 or email


Catchment Designated Area

Most schools have a designated area which has highest priority for admissions. The Forest School's designated area takes in many primary schools around Wokingham Borough. Please click here to view the catchment map.

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