Admissions to Driffield School And Sixth Form

Each Year Driffield School has 336 places available to new Year 7 students these are allocated in line with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council's co-ordinated admission scheme,

Applications for Year 7 entry should be made through the local authority responsible for the area where you live, even if you want a place for your child at a school in another local authority's area.

Places are prioritised to,

  • Children who live in the school's designated catchment area.
  • Children who have a sibling attending the school in Years 7, 8 .9 or 10.
  • Children who attend the school's named feeder primary schools since the beginning of Year 3.
  • Children who live closest to the school.

Admission Arrangements

Sixth Form Admission Arrangements

In-Year Admission Arrangements

Our in-year admission arrangements apply when a child is already attending another secondary school and parents want to move their child to Driffield School & Sixth Form.
Applications should be made to the Local Authority responsible for the area you live in.
More information is available on the East Riding of Yorkshire Council's website, for parents living within the East Riding, the council will ask you to complete and submit an In-Year Application Form.

Admission Consultation 2022-23

Between Friday 4 December 2020 and Friday 29 January 2021, The Education Alliance consulted on the admission arrangements for five schools in the East Riding Local Authority for the 2022-23 school year. On Thursday 4 February 2021, The Board of Trustees determined the admission arrangements for the academic year 2022-23.  Any objections to these determined admission arrangements should be sent to the Schools Adjudicator by 15 May 2021. Information about how to lodge an objection is available on the GOV.UK website, alternatively, you can contact the Office of the Schools Adjudicator by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

TEAL Admissions Policy 2022-23