Admissions to the school are controlled by Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority.

Children attend this school from a number of partner primary schools in the vicinity of Helsby and Frodsham and the surrounding villages including: Alvanley, Manley, Ashton Hayes,
Kingsley, Dunham-on-the-Hill, Norley and Aston. Application is made by October preceding the year of entry.

This year 220 applications were received for 225 places available and places were offered by the Local Authority to out-of-zone applicants on the following basis:-

  • Cared for children
  • Children with particular medical or social reasons
  • Siblings
  • Children resident within the catchment area
  • Children not resident within the catchment zone but attending a feeder primary school

Admission to the 6th Form to study ‘AS’ levels is available to students who gain a minimum of 5 Grade Cs at GCSE level.

Parents/Carers can find further information about Helsby High School admission arrangements via the on line admissions service at Cheshire West and Chester’s (CWAC) website at . Parents/Carers can also telephone the school on 01928 723551 or CWaC on 0300 1237039 for further information.