The Joseph Rowntree School is a successful 11-18 mixed comprehensive school of over 1,200 students, with approximately 250 in the sixth form. Our school is set in extensive, attractive grounds and playing fields. We have the benefit of fantastic, state of the art facilities within our buildings which really help to support and challenge our learners in order for them to enjoy learning and make the most of their potential in a world of huge technological change. 

Our admission procedures are in line with the City of York Council policies.  You should apply by 31 October when your child is in Year 6. 

Our open evening will be held on 28th September 2016 from 7pm to 9pm and aims to give prospective students and their parents/carers the opportunity to get involved, have a look around the school and speak to teacher and students.  

Below is our admissions policy for both the Secondary School and Sixth Form.

For more information please feel free to contact the school or visit the City of York Council website www.york.gov.uk/schooladmissions

Follow this link to apply online on the City of York Council Website https://www.york.gov.uk/info/20171/school_admissions/182/starting_secondary_school_for_the_first_time

For Information on mid-year admissions please follow this link https://www.york.gov.uk/info/20171/school_admissions/185/in-year_applications_for_a_school_place

Admission Policies