Link to Magna Policies

If you are interested in Magna's Admissions Policies, please click on the link below to visit the Our Policies page on this website. It will open in a new window.

As you will see, we publish three years' of Admissions Policies, each of which has a PDF icon against its name. Please click on the relevant Policy to open the PDF, which you can download if you wish to retain a copy.


Admissions: 2020-2021

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Events in 2019-2020


Date Event Starts Ends
31 October Closing date for 2020-2021 Applications n/a n/a


Date Event Starts Ends
02 March Offer letters issued to parents/carers by BCP Council n/a n/a
10 March Year 6 Tour* of Magna Academy
(for those parents who have not yet had the opportunity to tour the school)
09:30: Arrive and Presentation by Ms Ullah
10:00: Tour of Magna with Mr Buller

*Note: Places on this Tour are by prior booking only. Parents must RSVP contact from Mrs Wells to her email address (, giving their child's name and a contact number.
09:30 11:00
16 March Deadline for confirmation of acceptance/decline of Magna place (see Coronavirus notice) n/a n/a
15 May Letter from Mr Buller re: Virtual Transition (click here to read)
See 'Documents' link in the left-hand column to access and/or download the Magna Academy Virtual Transition Handbook.
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from 15 June Phoenix Centre Consultations:
Mrs Orchard (Assistant Principal & SENCO), and members of the Phoenix Team, will be making contact with parents/carers offering information tailored to their personal situation regarding children who have been identified as having SEND/SEMH.
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from 29 June
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This includes:
  • A bespoke letter from your child’s Head of Year 7, Miss Jordan, and their new tutor.
  • A home learning agreement 
  • An ‘all about me’ activity that will enable your child’s new tutor find out more about them.
  • A series of subject related activities and challenges that we ask students to complete ready for when they join us. Students should aspire to complete all tasks in English and Maths. In all other subjects students should aspire to complete at least one task from each subject and are encouraged to complete more tasks in subjects they find particularly enjoyable. All students will receive a paper copy of this activity pack. 
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from 6 July
Tutor Virtual Welcome
Tutors will be in contact with their new tutees to introduce themselves, find out more and to offer their extended support in preparation for when they join us.
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from 13 July
Letter: ‘What to expect when you arrive at Magna’ 
This will include:
Information about the first few days/weeks of life at Magna Academy.
A map of the Academy site to help students find their feet.
Contact information of key members of staff in Support.
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7 August
Deadline Date for orders of uniform from our supplier, Brigade Clothing Ltd.
Brigade are not guaranteeing that orders placed late will be available for September. See their website notice here:
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17 September
We have provisionally planned for the Year 7 Meet the Tutor and Expectations Evening to take place on this date. This will be dependent on Government guidelines when issued and we will inform you closer to the date with whether or not this will go ahead as proposed or changed to a virtual event.
tbc tbc


Click here for BCP Council admissions arrangements & co-ordinated admissions scheme for 2020/2021.

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