Student Admissions


Plymouth School of Creative Arts is designed to meet the needs of the local community. Our School has joined the Local Authority admissions process.

If there are more applications than places available, the over subscription criteria will be applied. For information about the admission arrangements please see our policy below and Plymouth City Council’s web site. The majority of places will be allocated on proximity to the school measured by straight-line distance.

If your child is moving from another school please use the link below

If you would like to apply for your child to join our school mid-year you will need to apply through Plymouth City Council via the following link  This link contains lots of useful information regarding the admissions process and a step by step guide for parents. You can also contact them via telephone for Primary age children – 01752 307170 and for Secondary age children – 01752 307467


Please see the Preschool admissions page



There are 60 places in Reception for September 2018, the primary admissions are open between Monday, 4 September 2017 and Monday, 15 January 2018.

Primary Open Evening:

Thursday, 23 November 2017: 6.30 – 8.00pm

For more information and to apply please click this link


Year 7:

There are 60 places in Year 7 for September 2018. The secondary admissions closed on Tuesday, 31 October 2017.

Secondary Open Evenings:

Thursday, 5 October 2017: 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Tuesday, 10 October 2017: 6.30pm – 8.00pm

For more information and to apply please click this link



Admissions Policies

We will be consulting on our admission arrangements for 2019/2020 through Plymouth City Council. The consultation will be live between 11 December 2017 and 21 January 2018. If you wish to find out about our policy or make any comment, please visit

To download our admissions policies please click on the documents below:

Admissions Policy 2015 – 2016

Admissions Policy 2016 – 2017

Admissions Policy 2017 – 2018

Admissions Policy 2018 – 2019