Admission Arrangements

Walton Hall Academy is a residential generic special secondary academy for students aged from 11 – 19 years. Students have a wide range of special educational needs including autism, emotional and learning difficulties some having complex learning, sensory and associated medical needs.

Walton Hall Academy is located in a rural environment on the outskirts of Eccleshall, Staffordshire. There are extensive grounds providing a wide range of vocational opportunities for our students. Walton Hall Academy serves families from Staffordshire, Shropshire, Stoke and East Cheshire.

Walton Hall Academy is a member of the Shaw Education Multi Academy Trust.

Walton Hall Academy has specialised provision for meeting the needs of students for whom a mainstream school would have difficulty in meeting these needs.

Students at Walton Hall Academy will either have a statement of special educational needs, an Education Health Care Plan or will be on an assessment placement pending the provision of and EHCP.

School Tour Dates: (Subject to change during COVID)

Tuesday 6 October 2020

Tuesday 8 December 2020

Tuesday 9 February 2021

Tuesday 23 March 2021

Tuesday 4 May 2021



Admissions video for new Year 7 students

We will be holding a Meet the teacher TEAMS session on Monday 5 July 2021 for students and parents to meet their new teacher.

We will be holding a Move up day for students to get to know their new staff team on Tuesday 13 July 2021

See news page for more details

Click here to download our admissions policy
Click here to download information about our transition programme (subject to change during COVID) 
Click here for DfE's admissions code