Online school admissions

e-admissions London

Secondary schools

The closing date for secondary applications for places for September 2015 is 31 October 2014.

Please apply online using the school admissions website.

Full details of schools in Richmond upon Thames, including Department for Education (DfE) numbers, are given in the Secondary admission brochure(pdf, 3523KB).

National Offer Day 2015

Parents /Carers who applied online will be sent an email containing the outcome of your online application during the evening of Monday 2 March 2015. Please wait until you have received the e-mail before logging on to the e-admissions website.

Primary schools

The closing date for primary applications for places for September 2015 is 15 January 2015.

Please apply online using the school admissions website.

Full details of schools in Richmond upon Thames, including Department for Education (DfE) numbers, are given in the Primary admission brochure(pdf, 522KB).

Personal Information Policy and validity of information given (terms and conditions)

If you are making an online school admission, please ensure you have read and understood the Personal Information Policy and validity of information given page.

The benefits of applying online

Online admissions are managed through a secure London-wide portal and you will automatically receive email acknowledgement of your application.

Applying online will:

  • Speed up the application process
  • Enable you to search for schools
  • Enable online validation of data, thereby minimising the likelihood of data input errors
  • Reduce paperwork
  • Reduce postage costs and
  • Enable you to find out the outcome of their application by logging on to the secure website in the evening of the offer-date, rather than waiting for the letter to be delivered the following day.

You can still apply in the traditional way, on a paper application form, if you wish, but applying online will give you peace of mind that your form has been received. Most applicants for school places in Richmond Borough apply online as it is the easiest way to apply.

You must read the relevant admissions brochure before making an application.

You must apply to the council in whose area your child lives. If you wish to state preferences for schools outside your home council's area, your home council will co-ordinate your application by exchanging data with the councils in whose areas those schools are located.

Supplementary information forms

Please visit the school's own website for supplementary information forms.

Updated: 1 September 2014