Admissions Arrangements

The Steiner Academy Exeter is committed to operating a fair and transparent admissions process, in accordance with the School Admissions Code, the School Admissions Appeals Code and admissions law as it applies to state funded schools.

There are two types of applications

  1. If your child will be Reception age or Year 7 in September 2020 then you must apply via
  2. In year admissions - for admissions to all other year groups
    Apply Here

The admissions arrangements for each year apply to both types of applications.

We strongly recommend that you read the relevant admissions arrangements.

2019-20 arrangements (.pdf)

2020-21 arrangements (.pdf)


School Admission appeals are administered in accordance with the requirements of the School Admission Appeals Code issued by the Department for Education. If you applied for a school place and your child has been refused admission to the Academy, you have the legal right to appeal against that decision. An appeal form can be downloaded here or requested from the Reception Office

2019-20 appeals timetable (.pdf)


If you are unsure or need assistance with any aspect of the admissions process, please do not hesitate to email us at, telephone us on 01392 757371 or write to us at Thomas Hall, Cowley Bridge Road, Exeter, EX4 5AD. We aim to respond to admissions enquiries within five working days. Please note that the admissions clerk works Monday to Wednesday during term time.

Useful Links

Local Authority

For families resident in Devon, the ‘home’ local authority is Devon County Council

Devon County Council, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter, Devon. EX2 4QD

'My Devon' School Admissions Service

0345 155 1019

The Office of the Schools Adjudicator

The Education Funding Agency

The Department for Education

Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BT

0370 000 2288

School Admissions Code–2

School Admission Appeals Code