Carnforth High School is part of the Bay Learning Trust, however we follow Lancashire County Council admissions policy and allocate places up to the standard number following Lancashire County Council’s selection criteria. Please read the documentation below for admissions to Carnforth High School.

If your child is starting secondary school in September 2024 and you have not been offered your 1st choice of secondary school and you would like to appeal, please complete the online appeals form at:

If your child is already at a secondary school and you are considering moving your child to Carnforth High School due to a change in address, change of education status, change in educational needs etc. then please download and complete the In-Year Admission Form (available below). This should be emailed to our admissions officer, Mrs S Wilde, at

Lancashire Secondary Admissions Website

Related documents

Document Name Updated Type
CHS In-Year Admission Application 2023-24 02 Nov 2023 .pdf
CHS Admissions Policy 2025-26 18 Apr 2024 .pdf
CHS Admissions Policy 2025-26 Supplementary Form 18 Apr 2024 .pdf
Pupils said that this is a happy school.
Pupils said that this is a happy school.