For September 2022, Vandyke has an agreed admission number of 360 students for entry in year 9.  The school will accordingly admit up to 360 students in the relevant age group each year if sufficient applications are received.  All applicants will be admitted if 360 or fewer apply.

If the number of applications for admission exceeds the admission number of 360, after the admission of students with an Educational Health and Care Plan where the school is named in the Plan, the criteria in the Admissions Policy 2022 will be applied to decide the order in which places will be allocated.

Details of Vandyke’s admissions in September 2021 are as follows:

Total number of requests for places:  449

Total number of places allocated:  387

Residents of Central Bedfordshire are requested to apply for a place using the online facility.

Applications for places at Vandyke should be made by Sunday 31 October 2021.

Those applying from elsewhere may not use the online facility and must complete their home local authority application form and send it directly to Schools Admission Service, Central Bedfordshire Council, Watling House, High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LF.

For In-year admissions to Vandyke – please complete this form and return it to

Vandyke’s Admissions Policies can be found here.

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