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Torquay Academy allocations

A summary of the school place allocations for this secondary school.

DfES No: 4000

This is the summary of the school place allocations for Torquay Academy on the published offer dates.

Children starting in year 7 at secondary school in September 2024 (on time applications)
Type of place/offer 2024
Admission number 264
Total number of preferences for places 609
First preferences considered 380
First preferences offered (percentage offered) 247 (65%)
Second preferences considered 143
Second preferences offered (percentage offered) 14 (9.79%)
Third preferences considered 86
Third preferences offered (percentage offered) 2 (2.32%)

These are admissions criteria for this school in descending order of priority. This table shows the number of places offered for each one.

Admissions criterion and places offered
Criterion 2024
Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan which names the Academy. 17
Looked after children and children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to adoption, a child arrangements order, or a special guardianship order including those who appear to the admission authority to have been in state care outside England and ceased to be in state care because of being adopted. 10, two of the 10 have an EHCP
Students qualifying for a place in the Football Academy 8
Students qualifying for a place in the Performing Arts Academy 8
Children of staff at the school where directly employed for two or more years and/or recruited to fill a vacant post where there is a demonstrable skill shortage 5
Children who will have a sibling on roll at the Academy at the time of application 82
Other children living in the designated area served by the Academy 136
Other children living outside the designated area 0
Children allocated to the closest suitable school to the home address that has a place available, where the preferred school(s) cannot be allocated. 0
Total 264

On national offer day this school had the following number of places still available:

Places still available on national offer day
Year Places still available
2024 0

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