Secondary school admissions

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


Children born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005 can start in Year 7 at a state maintained school or an academy in September 2016.

The application deadline for places in September 2016 is Saturday 31 October 2015.

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: 25 August 2015