Coronavirus Closure

Following on from the updated Government directive on school closures in the Leicester and Leicestershire area, Humphrey Perkins is now closed from Tuesday 30th June to all students except children of key workers who have registered for a place.

Year 7 Entry 2020

Admissions Policy 2019 for 2020 entry: Humphrey Perkins School adheres to the Local Authority's admissions policy.

Our Open Evening is held annually in September. This year our Open Evening will be held on Thursday 26 September 2018. The Open Evening gives an opportunity for visitors to talk to students and staff and to hear what the Head has to say about our school and what makes it so distinctive.  If you would like to visit the school please contact us on 01509 412385.

    • 31 October 2019 - Closing date for applications to the Local Authority
    • 1 March 2020 - National offer day for secondary school places.
    • April and May 2020 - Appeals process and outcomes
    • August 2020 - New intake starts at school.


Year 7 Entry September 2021

To avoid disappointment we urge all parents who wish to send their children to Humphreys to express their preference by completing the online application form provided by Leicestershire County Council.
If you have ANY difficulty please contact the school directly and we will be happy to help.
If Humphrey Perkins School is undersubscribed, any parent that applies will be offered a place. If oversubscribed, we rank applications in order against our published oversubscription criteria. Details of our priority criteria for acceptance are in the Admission Policy. A summary of the criteria are provided below:

    • Students in public care
    • Students who already have a brother or sister in the school
    • Students living in the catchment area
    • Students attending a feeder school who may not live in the catchment area
    • Children of staff
    • Children who live nearest to Humphrey Perkins School


Our catchment area covers the catchment areas of:

    • Barrow Hall Orchard Church of England Primary School
    • Burton on the Wolds Primary School
    • Seagrave Primary School
    • Sileby Highgate Primary School
    • Sileby Redlands Primary School
    • Wymeswold Primary School
    • Cossington Primary School

We very much look forward to receiving your application.

useful information
HPS Admissions Code for Entry September 2019
HPS Admissions Code for Entry September 2020
HPS Admissions Code for Entry September 2021