John Taylor High School is a thriving and successful school

We have an excellent reputation for both the academic results and the personal development and care of our young people. We offer a diversity of courses and opportunities that enable many students to move to the next stage of their education or the world of work as knowledgeable, skilled and confident individuals.

Our whole school vision is  ‘One Community, Striving for Personal Excellence’. A Teaching School Hub, with excellent facilities, committed staff and a supportive community, who work hard towards this.

You can download our prospectus by clicking on the image:

Welcome to John Taylor High School

(Please note: The School Uniform shown in this video does not fully reflect our current uniform policy, please see 'Useful Documents' below)

Year 7 Admissions September 2024

One Community, striving for personal excellence

Welcome to John Taylor High School, we are really pleased that you and your child are considering applying for a place in Year 7 for September 2024.

You can download our school prospectus by clicking on the image:

Year 12 Admissions for September 2024 - John Taylor Sixth Form


Inspiring Every Student to Succeed

Commitment and desire to learn and achieve by both students and teachers, are two essential criteria for academic success. All our post-16 teachers are experts in their subject area. We are especially proud of the contribution that our Sixth Form students make to school life. Please complete the expression of interest form below to be the first to recieve our updates and information.

You can download our Sixth Form prospectus by clicking on the image:

In Year Admissions Procedure

If you wish to apply for a place at JTHS during the current school year and you are a Parent/Carer with parental responsibility, please complete an ‘in year admission form’. (Click the button below)

Application Form - In Year Admissions

Please complete the form providing as much detail as possible, your childs current school will also need to complete section 4. Once the form has been completed by both the parent/carer and the current school, please return it to John Taylor High School, for the attention of the admissisons officer

email:  [email protected]


Admissions Officer,
John Taylor High School,
Dunstall Road,
Barton under Needwood,
DE13 8AZ.

Upon receipt of your application the school will aim to notify parents of the outcome of their application in writing within 10 school days If your application is successful, the school will contact you to make the necessary arrangements and agree a suitable start date for your child.

If you wish to appeal an admissions decision, please visit our Appeals Information Page

Useful documents