The parents of children who are refused entry to the school have a right of appeal to put their case to an independent appeals panel.

If you wish to proceed with this option, please complete the form below and return it directly to the school. An Appeal Hearing for in year transfers will be arranged within 30 working days of receipt of the completed form at the school. Appeals for non admission to year 7 in September 2022 please see below for further information regarding this process.

 A copy of the "Notice of Appeals" form can be found here

The Notice of Appeal Form is also available at the school reception.

2022 Admission Appeals Timetable

National Offer Day – Tuesday 1st March 2022
Allocations will be sent to parents by their home local authority.

Appeals lodged by – Thursday 31st March 2022
Appeals must be lodged by this date to ensure they are heard in week beginning 16 May 2022.

2022 Appeals Guidance - Click here to view


A Caring Christian Environment

"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
Archbishop Blanch Parent.

Ethos and Expectations


Academic Excellence

We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.

Our talented teachers deliver lessons which are fun and exciting supported by state of the art technology and resources.

Curriculum Information

About Us
& Our School

Christian Ethos and Vision

The Christian Ethos of Archbishop Blanch School is a unique feature of our school. We offer a safe and caring environment in which every student can reach their full potential.

The faith life of our school is a strong feature of Archbishop Blanch. Our new school building compliments our Christian ethos and enables us to come together in groups small and large. We also have a dedicated prayer room for special services and spiritual moments.

More Information about the School

Sixth Form

Sixth Form for the future

Archbishop Blanch has a successful sixth form which offers an excellent choice of subjects to both boys and girls:

Our experienced sixth form team offer both academic rigour, complemented by our supportive pastoral care which together produces outstanding results. 

Our new and exciting sixth form offers its own unique, facilities including: Study Centre, Dedicated Careers Advisor, Study Support Team and Social Area

More information about our Sixth Form