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).


For more information and to apply please click this link.


There are 60 places in Reception for September 2019. You can apply online between 5 November 2018 and 15 January 2019.

For more information and to apply please click this link.

Year 7:

At the moment there are 60 places in Year 7 for September 2019 (but please note the paragraph below regarding the changes to our admission numbers).

For more information and to apply please click this link.

Please note, in consultation with Plymouth City Council, Plymouth School of Creative Arts has increased its admission numbers from 60 to 63 in Years 3-6 and from 120 to 126 in Years 7-11 from now onwards.

Consultation on admission arrangements 2020/2021 – PLEASE NOTE THE CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED!

We will be consulting on our admission arrangements for 2020/2021 through Plymouth City Council. The consultation will be live between 10 December 2018 and 20 January 2019. 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 2017 – 2018

Admissions Policy 2018 – 2019

Admissions Policy 2019 – 2020