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If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below in our Admissions Policy. Please click on the links provided. In addition, you are welcome to contact us for an informal chat or to arrange to have a look around the school.

If you have any questions please contact the office or our Family Liaison Officer.You must apply online to County hall.  Everyone needs to apply even if you live in the catchment area or have siblings at Brookside. You need to apply online at (if you live in the county) or (if you live in the city) for a school place 

For further guidance about applying for a school place through Leicestershire County Council, please visit the following link: Your Guide to education | Leicestershire County Council

Please see our full Admissions Policy for 2024 entry here: Policies


All parents will have a right of appeal if an application for a school place is refused and this will be detailed in the refusal letter. Appeals that are to be heard as part of the normal round will be heard in accordance with the appeals' timetable published on the LA’s website.

Parents may contact the School Admissions Service if they require clarification of the procedure that will be followed in respect of an appeal.