Secondary admissions

Application for a place in a Secondary school in September 2015

You must apply for a secondary school place by 31 October 2014. We advise you send submit an application by Friday, 24 October. This is the Friday before the half-half-term holiday.

You can submit your application online from 1 September 2014. Some schools require supplementary application forms. If you and your child live in Wandsworth, you can apply for a place in up to 6 state schools (in Wandsworth or outside of Wandsworth).

Download and read the 'Choose a Wandsworth secondary school' booklet for a full description of the admissions process and admission arrangements for each school.

Wandworth Council - or your local council if you live outside the borough - will send the outcome of your application on 2 March 2015. Postal applicants receive the outcome by post; if you apply online you will be sent an email in the evening.

Choosing a school

It's recommended that you attend school open days and evenings for more information about the schools. 

If you do not live in Wandsworth

If you live elsewhere, you must contact your home borough to apply for a place in a Wandsworth school.

Wandsworth Year 6 Test

Specific questions about the Wandsworth Year 6 Test can be sent to

Independent schools

Independent schools are not funded by the council.

There are a variety of Independent Schools in Wandsworth or within easy reach of the borough. All the schools included within this section offer the possibility of financial assistance in the form of bursaries or scholarships.

A brochure is available for parents called Choose an Independent School.

A paper copy can be ordered from Pupil Services

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