Notre Dame Catholic College
and Sixth Form

Admissions

Notre Dame Catholic College are now accepting applications for Year 7 September 2023 admission.

Please see below for further details on how you can join us as we continue to open hearts, minds and doors. 

Admissions
for 2023/24

To apply to Notre Dame Catholic College you will need to complete and return:

  • The online Preference Form/Common Application Form provided by Liverpool Children’s Services or other local authorities (open until 31st October 2022) Click Here.
  • The Notre Dame application form which should be returned with a copy of baptismal certificate / holy communion certificate to Year 7 Admissions, Notre Dame Catholic College, 180 Great Homer Street, Liverpool, L5 5AF or emailed to nearye@notredame.liverpool.sch.uk by 31st October 2022. This form is available here or via the link on the left hand side of this page.

Further information can be found in the documents on the right hand side of this page. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the school on 0151 330 5122

If you would like to appeal your allocation of a secondary school please visit the Archdiocese website for more information.

Open Evening 2022

​Our Open Evening for September 2023 Admission took place on Thursday 29th September 2022.

We were delighted to invite Year 5 and Year 6 pupils and their families into the school to explore our facilities, meet our teachers, speak to our students and find out more about life at Notre Dame Catholic College.

If you were unable to attend our Open Evening, you can view and download our Headteacher’s presentation here. 

We will also be happy to answer any queries you may have.

Please contact us on 0151 330 5122 for advice and support regarding making an application to Notre Dame Catholic College. 

Appeals

If you would like to appeal your allocation of a secondary school please visit the Archdiocese website for more information.

In Year
Admission Protocol

All ‘in-year’ admissions are dealt with by the Local Authority (Liverpool). ‘In Year Transfer’ – one Liverpool local authority school to another An ‘in year transfer’ is for those parents/carers who wish for their son/daughter to transfer from one Liverpool secondary school to another.

If a parent/carer decides to request an ‘in-year transfer’ they should speak to staff at their son/daughter’s school to request that the paperwork is filled out. Your son/daughter’s school will email the appropriate form and supporting documents to Liverpool City Council Admissions Department who will contact us. Your child’s home school will liaise with the ‘receiving school/

In Year
Admission Protocol

‘In Year Transfer’ For transfers from another local authority to a Liverpool Local Authority school or for students who are new to city / country If you wish your son/daughter to be considered for admission into a Liverpool school you should contact Liverpool City Council Admissions Department. Once a decision is made the local authority will contact you.

Liverpool City Council Admissions Department 0151 233 3006

School Admissions

Applications for transfer to Notre Dame Catholic College outside the usual transition stages e.g Year 6 in to Year 7 and Year 11 into Year 12 received from the Local Authority (Liverpool) will be considered according to the current Admission Policy criteria by the Admissions Committee.

Where year groups are full pupils will be placed on a waiting list. Please be aware that the waiting list is worked as an unnumbered pool and will be ranked according to the Admission criteria as places become available (as shown in the Admissions Policy)

How long will we have to wait for a decision to be made following our request for an in year transfer?

Under the School Admissions Code schools may request background reports on a child’s attendance, attainment and behaviour from their current or previous school. This means that the minimum processing time for an application is 20 school days. Transfer requests during the school holidays are not processed due to schools being closed. Please bear this in mind before you call for an update on your application status

LEA School Admissions

Supplementary Application Form 2023/24

Open Evening 2022 – Headteacher Presentation

Admissions Policy 2022/23

Admissions Policy 2023/24

Information for Parents

Sixth Form Student Application Form 2022

Year 6 / Transition Padlet