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Dixons Brooklands Academy


Year 7 intake in September 2024

The national offer date for Year 7 school places is Friday 1 March 2024. Parents who completed the local authorities Common Application / Preference Form (CAF / CPF) will be advised by the local authorities of the school allocated to their child on this date.

More information about the secondary school application process is available here.

In-year admissions (years 7 to 11)

There are 210 places in each of Years 7 to 11.

If a vacancy does occur, the Academy will look at the waiting list and children will be prioritised in accordance with the oversubscription criteria in the Admissions & Appeals policy 2023-24 (available from the Downloads section below).

If you wish to apply for a place, you will need to complete the application form available on Manchester City Council’s website. The form needs to be returned directly to the Council. On receipt of the Application Form a copy will be sent to the Academy. If a place is available, the Academy will contact you to arrange admission. If there is no place available, then your children will be placed onto a waiting list for that term. Parents will need to re-apply each term to keep their children on the waiting list.

If you need help when completing the form you can contact Manchester City Council via:

Telephone: 0161 245 7166


Year 7 intake in September 2025

The admissions & appeals policy for the academic year 2025-2026 can be found below. Further details about the process to apply to start in September 2025 will appear on this page in Summer.

DBK Admissions Appeals Policy 2024 25 (PDF)
DBK Admissions Appeals Policy 2023 24 (PDF)
DBK Admissions Appeals Policy 2025 26 (PDF)