Trumpington Open Evening – Wednesday 26th September ** Coleridge Open Evening – Tuesday 2nd October ** Parkside Open Evening – Thursday 11th October ** CAST Year 12 Open Evening – Thursday 18th October ** CAST Year 9&10 Open Evening – Monday 29th October ** Parkside Sixth Open Evening – Tuesday 30th October **

Applying for a Place

At age 11

Families living within the City of Cambridge receive a preference form in the autumn term before admission and return the form to the County Council Central Admissions Office. Families living in other areas need to request a preference form. Alternatively, applications can be sent online. All details are given in the preference form pack supplied by the County Council Admissions Team.

Cambridgeshire County Council Admissions Team can be contacted on 0345 045 1370, fax 01223 727 941 or email:

Alternatively you can visit their website at:

If you wish to contact our schools directly please send an email to or telephone 01223 271569.

Pupil Admission Numbers


Coleridge 120

Parkside 120

Trumpington 75


Coleridge 120

Parkside 120

Trumpington 90

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In Year Application

You can now apply directly to us for an ‘in year’ place for your child / children at Coleridge Community College, Parkside Community College and Trumpington Community College (currently Years 7, 8, 9; Year 10 from September 2018). Please click the link below to download an In Year Application form. Please return your completed application form / required documents to our address as quoted on the form. For general information regarding In Year Applications, please visit

Information regarding the process to appeal a decision to refuse a place at your preferred school can be found in the School Appeal Information leaflet below:


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