Arthur Mellows Village College

Delivering learning for life within an aspirational culture


Admission Policies

Admission to AMVC Policy September 2024

Admission to AMVC Policy September 2023

Admission to AMVC Policy September 2022

New Year 7 admissions for September intakes

All new Year 7 admissions are dealt with by the Peterborough Local Authority. 

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 and you live in Peterborough you will need to apply for a transfer from primary (Year 6) to secondary school (Year 7) for September 2023.

Parents of Year 6 students should access the link below for further information on the admissions process:

Up to 1 March all enquiries should be made to the Admissions team at the Local Authority. After 1 March enquiries should be direct to the College.  Further information regarding this process can be found in the Peterborough Admissions Guide and the Arthur Mellows Admissions Policy.

Making your application

  • Applications must be submitted before midnight on 31 October 2022.
  • You will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received.
  • Your child’s school offer will be posted on 1 March 2023.

In-Year Admissions 2022-23

The College is usually oversubscribed so early discussion is essential.  Please contact the College immediately you know you wish to seek admission and apply using the In-Year application form below.  This is particularly important if you are moving into the Catchment Area or are being posted to RAF Wittering.  If there is a vacancy in the Year Group, then a place will be allocated in accordance with the timetable below.  If the College does not have a place in the Year Group, applicants will be placed on the waiting list according to the admission criteria that is met and the procedure for Appeal will be explained. Please see the Admissions Policy for further reference.

In-Year Application Form - this form should be completed for all In-Year admissions and returned to Mrs D Sanderson (Admissions), Arthur Mellows Village College, Helpston Road, Glinton, Peterborough, PE6 7JX.  This form should not be used for children applying in Year 6 for the new Year 7 September intake.

Arthur Mellows Village College allocates school places every other Friday (term time only). The dates when allocations will be taking place and the deadline dates for receiving your application for it to be included in the allocation are shown below. The outcome of applications received will be notified in writing as soon as possible after each allocation date and certainly within 15 school days of an application being received.

Allocation Dates

Deadline for Receipt of Applications

Friday 19 August 2022

Thursday 18 August 2022


Friday 16 September 2022

Thursday 15 September 2022

Friday 30 September 2022

Thursday 29 September 2022

Friday 14 October 2022

Thursday 13 October 2022


Friday 4 November 2022

Thursday 3 November 2022

Friday 18 November 2022

Thursday 17 November 2022

Friday 2 December 2022

Thursday 1 December 2022

Friday 16 December 2022

Thursday 15 December 2022


Friday 13 January 2023

Thursday 12 January 2023

Friday 27 January 2023

Thursday 26 January 2023

Friday 10 February 2023

Thursday 9 February 2023


Friday 3 March 2023

Thursday 2 March 2023

Friday 17 March 2023

Thursday 16 March 2023

Friday 31 March 2023

Thursday 30 March 2023


Friday 28 April 2023

Thursday 27 April 2023

Friday 12 May 2023

Thursday 11 May 2023

Friday 26 May 2023

Thursday 25 May 2023


Friday 16 June 2023

Thursday 15 June 2023

Friday 30 June 2023

Thursday 29 June 2023

Friday 7 July 2023

Thursday 6 July 2023

Catchment Area Map

Information for Parents of New Students

Admission Criteria 

For detailed information, please refer to the Arthur Mellows Admissions Policy.

Admission Appeals

Appeal forms can be obtained from the College. Appeals are held within the statutory timescale, and you will be advised of an appeal hearing date once your application is received. Further, more detailed, information can be found in the College’s Admission Policy.

Below is the Admission Appeals timetable for the 2022/23 School Admission round.

This information is provided in accordance with paragraph 2.1 and 2.2 of the School Admission Appeals Code February 2012.

Year 7 Admission to Secondary Schools 2023



Offer day

1 March

Closing date for appeals (within 20 school days)

28 March

All paperwork returned by closing date for appeals for Secondary must be heard within 40 school days

Between 24 April and 14 June 2023 (exact date will be advised)

Paperwork for Secondary appeals received after deadline will be heard within 40 school days of receipt.
Appeals submitted in respect of late offers will be heard within 40 days of being lodged.

All other in-year appeals will be heard within 30 school days of receipt.

Sixth Form Admissions

The College welcomes applicants for Post 16 Education.  Places in the Sixth Form will be offered in accordance with the Sixth Form Admissions Policy.