Prospective Pupils

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Admissions September 2024

Applications for a place in Year 7 in September 2024 must be made online to School Admissions at Liverpool City Council by 31st October 2023.

Liverpool City Council - Transferring from Primary to Secondary

In addition, a St John Bosco Application for Admission Form needs to be submitted to the school by the same date, enclosing any proof of baptism for applications under faith categories.

St John Bosco Application Form

Appeal Information

Appeals for St John Bosco Arts College are handled by the Education Department of the Archdiocese of Liverpool and not Liverpool City Council. To lodge an appeal you must submit your details using the online form here: Admissions and Appeals

The Archdioceses are contactable on: 0151 522 1071 or

Appeals for normal year of entry, i.e. Year 7, are arranged each year generally according to the following timetable. The dates may vary depending on whether the offer date falls on a weekend and may also differ slightly from those given by the Local Authority:

Secondary offer date: 1 March 2024
Appeals to be lodged by: 30 March 2024
Appeals to be heard: 18 June 2024 or as soon thereafter

The aim is to hold all appeal hearings within 40 school days after the deadline. In some exceptional circumstances we may need to hold hearings after this date. Appellants will be given 14 days’ notice of an appeal hearing date and time.

Appeals will be heard as soon as reasonably practicable following the appeal deadline.

In-year appeals Appeals resulting from in-year admission applications will be heard on a date to be arranged within 30 school days of the appeal form being received by the Education Department at the Archdiocese or presently as soon as thereafter given the implications of the COVID-19 public health challenge.

School Admission Policy

For Liverpool Admissions application please follow this LINK

In Year Transfers and Admissions

If you wish to move your child from one secondary school to another within Liverpool please contact your child's existing school to instigate an in year transfer.

In Year Transfers for everyone else (those new to the city, transferring from another local authority school, home educating, residing in a neighbouring local authority) are co-ordinated by Liverpool City Council. To make your application to the Council, please click the link below:

Liverpool City Council - I​n Year Transfer

For school enquiries please call 0151 330 5142 or Liverpool Admissions Team 0151 233 3006 for general admissions enquiries.

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