Secondary school admissions

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

For in-year admissions (pupils transferring schools in all other years, for example primary to primary or secondary to secondary), please contact the In-year Admissions Team on 020 8891 7535 or 020 8831 6255.

If you are applying for a place in a school sixth form, please go to the Post 16 Partnership page. If you need advice on the process for sixth form application, please contact the school you are interested in applying for.

Applying

Children born between 1 September 2002 and 31 August 2003 can start in Year 7 at a state maintained school or an academy in September 2014.

All information needed to complete your application can be found in the Secondary admission brochure(pdf, 5147KB). 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.

The application deadline for places in September 2014 is Thursday 31 October 2013.

Application outcome

All Richmond residents will receive a letter notifying them of the outcome of their application regardless of application method.

Online

If you have applied online you will be sent an email with the outcome of your application during the evening of Monday 3 March 2014.

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.

Paper

If you submitted a paper application, a letter containing the outcome will be sent to parents/carers by first class post on Monday 3 March 2014.

Appeal timetable for Richmond Community Secondary Schools

Date Appeals timetable
3 March 2014 Offer letters sent by the Admission Authority
By 2 April 2014

Appeal forms to be received by Democratic Services

Appeal forms received after this date may not be heard with the first round of appeals.

Mid April to Mid May 2014 Notification will be sent to parents/carers 10 school days in advance of their appeal hearing.
End of April to end of May 2014 Any additional documents that parents/carers wish to provide (e.g. medical evidence) should be sent to Democratic Services at least 3 days in advance of their hearing.
By 13 June 2014 Appeals that have been submitted by 2 April 2014 will be heard by Independent Appeals Panels.

Secondary school allocation maps

To assist parents in making an informed decision about which school to apply for we have included maps for the oversubscribed schools in September 2013. We can only show the outcome for those applicants that placed the schools on their application as their 1st preference. Maps are available for Christ’s, Grey Court, Orleans Park, Teddington Schools and Waldegrave School for Girls.

View the secondary school allocation maps.

Contact School Admissions

The School Admissions Team

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

Civic Centre
44 York Street
Twickenham
TW1 3QB

Telephone: 020 8891 7514
For in-year admissions: 020 8891 7535 or 020 8831 6255
Email: education.admissions@richmond.gov.uk

Updated: 21 March 2014