Edward Peake C of E (VC) Middle School is proud of its traditional links with the Church and this is reflected in our admissions criteria for surplus places. As an LA school, the process of admissions is handled by the Local Authority, where parents should normally apply for places.

Community and Voluntary Controlled schools Admission Arrangements for Academic Year 2024/25

Edward Peake Secondary School Central Bedfordshire Council Admission Policy for Academic Year 2024/25

Edward Peake Secondary School Admissions Policy 2024/25

For further information and to download an admissions form please go to the Central Bedfordshire website.

For entry to the school other than in September, parents may approach the Headteacher, in the first instance, to view the school before applying for a place. The same criteria for admissions will be used by the school in allocating places at this time.

Qualification for Admission

The published admission number is 180.

The designate measuring point of the school is the Headteacher’s office.

If there are fewer applications than places available at a school all applicants will be admitted. If there are more applications than places available, the criteria below will be used to prioritise applications. The admissions criteria will be applied separately and sequentially until all places are filled. Priority is not given within each criterion to children who meet other criteria.

*A Christian Church is defined as one which is a member, or is eligible for membership, of Churches Together in England or the Evangelical Alliance. Applications in this category will need to ask their priest or minister to complete the relevant section of the local authority common application form.