Foundation Programme Recruitment 2022

Key Dates:

Notification of Allocation to Foundation School: Thursday 10th March 2022

Programme Preferencing Window (1-Stage Process): Friday 11th March 2022 at 9am – Thursday 31st March 2022 at 12noon

Notification of Match to Programme:  Thursday 7th April 2022

Recruitment Paperwork Transferred to Employing Organisations (e.g. allocations, application forms, references):  By Friday 15th April 2022

Receive Allocation Letter via email:  By Friday 15th April 2022

Online References Collected via Oriel: 11th April 2022 – 31st May 2022 at 12noon




LNR and Trent Foundation Schools use a 1-Stage Process for Preferencing (Programme only).


Score Distribution Charts


LNR and Trent Score Distribution Charts for 2021 recruitment are available in the Documents section at the end of this page.  (Score Distribution Charts for 2022 recruitment will be available in March 2022).


Special Circumstances


Special circumstances pre-allocates you to a Foundation School, but not to a programme within LNR or Trent.  Therefore, you should rank programmes by the specified deadlines.


Linked Applications


Linked applications allow for you to be in the same Foundation School. The Foundation School will then pre-allocate applicants to programmes that will allow them to be in the same Trust if possible, or at least similar geographical area.


Reserve List Allocations


Applicants will be contacted via email on the day of allocation to Foundation School with details of allocation to programme.


























For all enquiries, please email