Admissions Policy 2022-23

Admissions Policy 2023-24

Admissions Policy 2024-25

How to apply…

The Marches School is an open access comprehensive school catering for children aged between 11 and 18.

The admissions policy is determined by Shropshire Council, which is the Admissions Authority for all Community and Voluntary Controlled schools in Shropshire.

Mid-Term (In Year) Applications to Transfer Schools

Please complete the form here and send to the school reception, we will respond to your request as soon as possible. The email address is

For applications to join Year 7 in September:

Shropshire residents

For all enquiries regarding admissions contact:

Shropshire Council
Learning and Skills
Abbey Foregate

0345 6789 008

Catchment areas for schools can be viewed on Localview which can be found on the above website address.

Residents living outside of Shropshire

If you are planning to move to Shropshire around the time that your child would like to enrol, please contact the Admissions Team at Shropshire Council.

If you live in surrounding counties or across the border in Wales, you will need to firstly apply to your local council. They will then communicate with Shropshire Council regarding your application.

Applications from outside of the immediate catchment area are very common and openly welcomed.


Applying to The Sixth Form

To apply to the Sixth Form, please click here to access the application form.

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