How To Apply

Places at the Prep School are free and available via the Northampton County Council.

The online application system is now available for school applications.To find out more information about how to apply, please click here

A copy of our admissions policy is attached on the left hand side of the page. 

If you would like to find out more about applying for a school place, please contact the school office:

Tel: 01604 931130 

For admissions at any other year group, you may contact the academy directly.
If you do not receive a place at Malcolm Arnold Prep. School and would like to appeal the decision, please see the deadlines below: 

“Following the National Offer Day on 16 April 2019, the deadline for lodging an on-time appeal is 24 May 2019 (9am).


The Appeal Clerk will send notification of the Hearing (Venue, Date and Time) and the Statement of Case to the Appellants by 4 June 2019.


On-time appeals will be heard by 25 June 2019.


Proposed appeal hearing dates are between Thursday 20 June and Tuesday 25 June 2019 (inclusive).

Decision letters will be sent within 5 working days of the appeal hearing, subject to any unforeseen circumstances.”