Admissions and catchment areas

If your child is in Year 6 you will be starting to plan for their move to Secondary School.

Summary of admission procedures for Year 7 September 2021 to August 2022 MAIN ROUND

  • The main round opens on 13 September 2021
  • The national closing date is 31 October 2021
  • The national notification date is 1 March 2022.

Enquiries regarding application for Main Round admission to year 7 for September 2022 should be made directly to the County Admissions Team in the first instance.

Contact details can be found at www.hants.gov.uk.

More useful information around Year 6 to Year 7 admissions can also be downloaded here.

To find out if you are in our catchment area please click here (link opens in a new window).

Bay House School Catchment Area Map (PDF)

An address in the catchment area does not guarantee your child a place and so it’s advisable to also make contact with some of the other schools in Gosport.

If you are applying for a place for your child between Years 7 and 11, you can apply online by clicking here (link opens in a new window)

For any general admissions enquiries regarding your application, please phone the County admissions directly on 0300 555 1377 or contact them via admissions.team@hants.gov.uk

You can download a copy of our current admissions policy from the GFM website admissions page here (link opens in new window), or from the links below.

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Admissions appeals

If your child has been refused admission to a school you have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel. Information about the appeal process is available in the following documents:

Admission appeal procedure
Independent appeals guidance notes for parents

Admission Appeals Timetable for Year 7 in September 2022

Appeals for transfer to Bay House/Brune Park School – Year 7

Due to the Covid pandemic all appeals will be based upon written submission. This is in accordance with the DfE’s Schools Admissions (England) (Coronavirus) (Appeals arrangements) Regulations 2020

Notification date for on-time applicants 1 March 2022
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal
(returning completed appeal papers to the school)
4 April 2022
Year 7 appeal hearings to be held 11 & 12 July 2022
Decision letters to be sent Within 5 school days of hearing

Please note

(i)     Appeals lodged after 4 April 2022 will be heard on the above date if possible, or within 40 calendar days (excluding school holidays) of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged after the beginning of June will not be heard until the autumn term.

(ii)     Following the lodging of an appeal, additional (evidence) papers may be submitted to Miss J Hathaway, GFM Admissions Officer – deadline dates for this will be advised during the appeal process.  Evidence submitted after the date advised may not be considered in your case.

If you have any questions about the appeals process, please do not hesitate to contact Miss Julie Hathaway on (02392) 587931 or (02392) 616000 ext 3342 or via email: admissions@gfmat.org

Transport to School

Please find below the link to Hampshire County Council’s website which provides information for parents who wish to apply for transport to school. Applications should be submitted to the Passenger Transport Group as soon as possible. This is to allow time for the applications to be processed by the beginning of the autumn term. Applications received after the end of JUNE may be subject to delay. Parents will normally be notified of transport arrangements during the summer holidays.

www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/schooltransport/appl

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Contact Info
  • Bay House School & Sixth Form, Gomer Lane, Gosport, Hampshire PO12 2QP
  • (023) 9258 7931
  • enquiries@bayhouse.gfmat.org

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