If your child is in Year 6, you will be starting to plan for their move to Secondary School. Please find all of the key information you need at this important transition.

Summary of admission procedures for Year 7 September 2024 to August 2025 – MAIN ROUND:

Enquiries regarding application for Main Round admission to Year 7 for September 2024 should be made directly to the County Admissions Team in the first instance.

The Closing Date for Admission Application for Sept 2024 is on 31st October 2023.

Contact details can be found at

To find out if you are in our catchment area please click here (link opens in a new window).

Bay House School Catchment Area Map (PDF)

An address in the catchment area does not guarantee your child a place and so it’s advisable to also make contact with some of the other schools in Gosport.

If you are applying for a place for your child between Years 7 and 11, you can apply online by clicking here (link opens in a new window).

For any general admissions enquiries regarding your application, please phone the County admissions directly on 0300 555 1377 or contact them via

You can download a copy of our current admissions policy from the GFM website admissions page here (link opens in new window), or from the links below.


We have high expectations of all of our learners and work hard to provide the best experience for learners and parents/carers. Please read the following document outlining our expectations of ourselves, our learners and our parents/carers.

Expectations for admission to GFM Secondary Schools

Admissions appeals

If your child has been refused admission to a school you have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel. For more information, please click the link below:

Admissions Appeals Process

Admission Timetable for Year 7 in September 2024

Notification date for on-time applicants March 1st 2024
Deadline date for parents/ carers wishing to lodge an appeal
(returning completed appeal papers to the school)
Friday 12th April 2024
Year 7 appeal hearings to be held W/B 20th May 2024
Decision letters to be sent Within 5 school days of hearing

Please note:

(i)     Appeals lodged after March 1st will be heard on the above date if possible, or within 40 calendar days (excluding school holidays) of the appeal being lodged. Appeals lodged after the beginning of TBC will not be heard until the autumn term.

(ii)    Following the lodging of an appeal, additional evidence papers may be submitted to the GFM Admissions Officer – deadline dates for this will be advised during the appeal process. Evidence submitted after the date advised may not be considered in your case.

If you have any questions about the appeals process, please do not hesitate to contact the GFM Admissions Team on 02392 505207 or via email:

Transport to School

Please click here for the link to Hampshire County Council’s website, which provides information for parents who wish to apply for transport to school. Applications should be submitted to the Passenger Transport Group as soon as possible. This is to allow time for the applications to be processed by the beginning of the autumn term. Applications received after the end of JUNE may be subject to delay. Parents will normally be notified of transport arrangements during the summer holidays.