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Prospectus & Admissions

Consultation on 2019/20 Admissions Policy

Following a consultation period, the Regional Governing Board has approved TPA’s admission policy for 2019/20 (see below).

Any objections to the 2019/20 published arrangements can be made to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA). The deadline for objections is 15 May 2018.

For further information on how to make an objection please visit the website

You can also find information on admissions by visiting admissions.


Please see our Prospectus 17/18 for more information.


To select our school using the online admissions form;

  • Ignore the postcode drop down on the left
  • Select ‘Portsmouth’ in the centre
  • Type in ‘The Portsmouth Academy’ in the box on the right (or select it using the filter)

The Portsmouth Academy follows Portsmouth City Council’s admissions policies and procedures.
Parents wishing to apply for a place should first call the City HelpDesk on 023 9268 8008 and ask for the school admissions team. Alternatively you can email or write to Admissions Team, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, PO1 2EA.

Copies of the admissions policies, information for parents, application forms and other information can be found at the Portsmouth Council website and in the Portsmouth Council Admissions Booklet (opens in new window).

Our admissions policies can be found here:

If you have received an offer of place from the city council, please contact the school as soon as possible to arrange a tour of the school and a meeting with the Principal or other member of the leadership team to arrange a start date.


We have some spaces left in some year groups for this year.  If you are applying for a place mid-academic year, please contact Mrs Meale via or (023) 9281 2822 x 305

Key Dates September 2018 Cohort

Open Evening Wednesday 20th September 2017 6pm – 8pm
Application Closing Date Tuesday 31st October 2017
Notification Date Thursday 1st March 2018
Start Date September 2018