We welcome all applications for admission into the school.  The Academy's admission policy is in accordance with the Local Authority Guidelines.

If you wish your child to attend The Link Academy and for further information regarding admissions please visit the following site: Dudley Admissions

There are no 'catchment' areas within Dudley.  However, places are offered according to the admissions criteria detailed within the booklet 'A parents' guide to secondary admissions'.

Important dates for the next Admission cycle are:

Online application available 1 September 2018
Information to parents and school open evenings Autumn Term 2018
Return date of paper application forms 31 October 2018 by 5pm*
Return date of online applications 31 October 2018 by midnight*
Decision emails to parents 1 March 2019 after 2pm
Decision letters to parents 1 March 2019 by 2nd class post
Appeals to be heard April/May 2019 onwards


The Local Authority consider all applications at the same time and it is the duty of the parent to provide any documentation needed such as birth certificates or medical evidence.

Applications can be made online or in writing by contacting the Schools Admissions Service.

The Council House, Priory Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HF

Tel: 0300 555 2345


*Failure to return your form by this date may affect the outcome of your application