Year 7 Admissions – September 2017

The deadline for applications for Year 7 admissions for September 2017 has now closed.  Please contact the Admissions Team at Cumbria County Council if you have a query regarding an application on 01228 221582 or via email at

Offer letters for admission to Year 7 in September 2017 will be sent from Cumbria County Council on 1st March which will tell you where your child has been allocated a place.  If you applied online you will receive an email and if you applied on a paper form a letter will be posted to the address you provided.

The academy’s full Admissions Policy is available here: West Lakes Academy Admissions Policy 2017/18

If you wish to appeal against the decision not to offer your child a place at West Lakes Academy you should contact Caroline Stevenson to obtain a Notice of Appeal form.  The timetable for the appeals process is available below.

Timetable for Appeals for Admission to Year 7 in September 2017

In Year Admissions

Should you wish to contact the academy with regard to an admissions enquiry, please email

In-Year Admission Application Form

Admissions Policy 16/17

Year 7 Admissions -September 2018

West Lakes Academy Admissions Policy 2018/19

Prospectus and Parent Information Booklet

New 16/17 prospectus: Prospectus 2016 final

New 16/17 parent information booklet:parent-handbook-thumbnil


A parent’s guide to transferring to secondary school: