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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 for:

  • 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 have attended the school’s named feeder primary schools since the beginning of Year 3
  • Children who live closest to the school

To view the proposed arrangements for Driffield School & Sixth Form’s 2022-23 admission criteria, please click here.

To find out more about the East Riding Of Yorkshire Council’s co-ordinated admission Scheme, please use the links below:

ERYC – Co-Ordinated Admissions Scheme Information

Published Admission Numbers 2021-22

Sixth Form Admission Arrangements 2020-21


In-Year Admission Arrangements 2020-21

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 and Sixth Form.

Applications should be made to the Local Authority responsible for the area you live. 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.

In-Year Admission Arrangements 2021-22


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 osa.team@schoolsadjudicator.gov.uk

TEAL Admissions Policy 2022-23