The Academy caters for students from Year 7 to 11

The Academy considers all applications for places in line with Nottinghamshire City Council's Admissions Policy (found here*). This ensures that students of all abilities, backgrounds and faiths will be catered for and welcomed.

Admission Requests


Thank you for your interest in Top Valley Academy.  We hope you find all the information you require on our website.  If you would like your child to transfer to Top Valley Academy during the current academic year you will need to put your request in writing to Mr Kelly, Headteacher, in the first instance.  You will need to include the following information:

  • Your child's current school

  • The reason you would like to move your child from their current school

  • Why you would like your child to attend Top Valley Academy

All applications are put before our Admission Panel on a fortnightly basis and applicants are informed by letter.

We take in students on a half termly basis during the second week of the half term. 


Please see below Admissions policy for TVA Admissions 2016-2017 - Apply before the 31st October.  National offer day is 1st March 2017. The planned admission number is 180 students.


Applying for your place at Top Valley Academy couldn't be easier. All applications should be made through the Local Authority process and places will be allocated in the spring of Year 6. Please contact the schools admissions team directly  to apply for a Year 7 place at the Academy for the September intake (You can contact the team by calling 0115 841 5568 between 9.30am and 4.00pm on Tuesday to Friday and between 9.30am and 1pm on Mondays), you can also apply via their website here*

You can also email them direct at

 *this link will take your to an external webpage outside of the Top Valley Academy website


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