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
week beginning
11 May
Virtual Transition Launch
n/a n/a
week beginning
01 June

  • A welcome message from senior members of staff.
  • An introduction to the tutor and pastoral support teams.
  • Information about the structure of the school day, including expectations, policies and procedures.
  • Key information about the structure of the Year 7 curriculum and extra-curricular offer.
  • Key dates for your diary and a section on frequently asked questions.
n/a n/a
week beginning
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.
n/a n/a
week beginning
29 June
  • An ‘all about me’ activity that will enable your child’s new tutor to find out more about them.
  • A series of subject related activities and challenges that we ask students to complete and hand in to their new tutor and subject teachers on their first few days at Magna. Students should aspire to complete all tasks in English, Maths and the Sciences. In all other subjects students should aspire to complete at least one task from each subject and are encouraged to complete more than one task in subjects they find particularly enjoyable.
n/a n/a
week beginning
13 July
Letter: ‘What to expect when you arrive at Magna’ 
n/a n/a
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:
n/a n/a
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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