Sacred Heart Catholic College

Welcome to Admissions

Choosing the right school to move into secondary education is a very important decision, and our staff are delighted to help everyone considering becoming part of the Sacred Heart Catholic Academy to gather the right information to make the best decision for your family.

We look forward to speaking to you, answering your questions and showing you the opportunities open to every pupil at SHCA.

The most important aspect of getting to know any school is to come along and see us in action, and our reception team will be delighted to set this up for you. Get in touch via the button below:

Book a Tour

Throughout the admissions process, our team are there to support you - to arrange time to come and see school and relevant senior staff, to register you to attend our Open Evening or invite you to one of our school events.

If you have any questions at all about life at our school or the admissions process, please do not hesitate to call us on 0151 931 2971, or email the team at 



If you would like to apply for a place for your child/children at Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, you can do so via the Local Authority online admissions form below. 

Applications for Year 7 places close on 31st October each year for the following September. For late applications, transfers or in-year applications, families can review Sefton Council's additional information and application forms - please get in touch with us directly if you need any help at all.

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For our full admission policy, please see below:

Admissions Policy 2024

Admissions Appeal Information & Timetable 2024

Consultation Notice Sacred Heart Catholic Academy

Consultation on Proposed Changes to School Admissions Criteria from September 2024

 Why Choose Sacred Heart?

At Sacred Heart Catholic Academy, the holistic development of our pupils is our core purpose... Our commitment to the pursuit of academic excellence and personal development is underpinned by our Catholic identity, brought to life through our Catholic values. - Mark O'Hagan, Headteacher 

Our school is founded upon Catholic values, which we live out every day; we can't wait to share our vision for an outstanding education that builds character as well as academic success with all our new pupils and local families.

Life at Sacred Heart Catholic Academy


The below information will help you to get to know us a little better before we meet you again. 

For future Year 7 students, why not take a look at our transition page to find out more.

Take a look at our Welcome Booklet for new Year 7 parents:

sh welcome booklet.pdf


 Take a look at our Pupil Handbook for new Year 7 pupils:

sh pupil handbook.pdf