Secondary school admissions

The following information is for children starting in Year 7 of a new school.


The closing date for applications was 31 October 2015.

If you live within in the borough and have not yet submitted a secondary school application because you have missed the deadline or moved to the area, you can apply for a school place online using the school admissions website until 11 December 2015. After that date, please contact School Admissions for an application form by telephoning 020 8891 7514.

All information needed to complete your application can be found in the Secondary admission brochure(pdf, 2347KB). If you wish to request a hard copy of the brochure, please contact the School Admissions Team. This is also available for collection from Reception at the address below.

If you don’t live in the borough, you need to apply through your own council and you can include Richmond schools on your application form.

Application outcome

All Richmond residents, except those that applied online and were offered their first preference, will receive a letter notifying them of the outcome of their application regardless of application method.


  • If you have applied online you will be sent an email with the outcome of your application during the evening of Tuesday 1 March 2016.
  • Please wait until you have received the email before logging on to the eAdmissions website.

The availability of results for viewing will be staggered to assist demand, so precise timings cannot be guaranteed.


  • If you submitted a paper application, a letter containing the outcome will be sent to parents/carers by first class post on Tuesday 1 March 2016.

Accepting an offer

You will need to accept or decline your offer by Tuesday 15 March 2016.

Contact School Admissions

The School Admissions Team

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Education and Children's Services

Civic Centre
44 York Street

Telephone: 020 8891 7514*

*The School Admissions Team do not take calls between 2pm and 4pm. Please telephone between the hours of 9am and 2pm or between 4pm and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Updated: 16 November 2015