Entry to Year 7 in September 2024

Year 6 Open Evening
Our Year 6 Open Evening takes place on Thursday 5th October 2023.

Year 6 Parent Evening
Thursday 4th July 2024, 6.00 – 7.30pm


In Year Admissions

Admissions other than the normal year of entry which is from Year 6 into Year 7 will be processed by Arnold Hill Spencer Academy and applications should be made directly to the school, once the autumn term has started.

  • The application form can be downloaded here
  • For questions and queries on In Year Admissions please contact the Admissions Team –
  • If you would like a posted application form please contact us at the above email address
  • Notification – Parents will be notified, in writing, of the outcome of their application within 15 school days. This is in line with the school admission code.


Catchment Information

To find which secondary schools are in your catchment area please visit Nottinghamshire County Council here.



  • Click here for more information on our appeals procedure.

Parents who have been refused a place at the Academy have the right to appeal to an independent panel. Parents wishing to appeal should write to:

For Year 6 students:
Admissions Administrator
Arnold Hill Spencer Academy
Gedling Road
Nottingham NG5 6NZ

For Year 7-11 students:
In-year Transfer Administrator
Arnold Hill Spencer Academy
Gedling Road
Nottingham NG5 6NZ

within 20 school days of the Academy refusing a place. Any queries will be dealt with by the Academy.


Primary Liaison

The Arnold Hill Family of Schools

  • Arnold View Primary School
  • Arnbrook Primary School
  • Arno Vale Junior School
  • Coppice Farm Primary School
  • Ernehale Junior School
  • Mapperley Plains Primary School