Secondary school admissions

Transfer to Secondary School 2017

Outcome for September 2017 transfer

If you applied online you will be emailed the outcome of your application on the evening of 1 March 2017.  If you apply on a paper form you will be sent an outcome letters by first class mail on 1 March 2017. 

You will also be sent a notification letter if it has not been possible to offer your first preference school. The notification letter will provided detailed information about the outcome of your application and what do next.

Admissions statistics

Waiting List positions

If your application was unsuccessful, you can look up your waiting list position online.

Any questions

Read our frequently asked questions

Appeal a decision

Find out how to appeal a decision


The closing date for applications for a secondary school place passed on 31 October 2016.

If your child is in Year 6 at primary school, and you have not already applied for a secondary school place, you should do so immediately. 

Submit your application online or send us an application form.  Some schools will require you submit a supplementary application form.

Read the Choose a Wandsworth secondary school booklet for full information about the admissions process and the admission criteria for each Wandsworth school. You can also read our information leaflet for key dates and information meetings.

Year 6 Admissions Test

Specialist Aptitude Tests

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.

Search the admissions waiting list

Your Pupil ID is a five or six digit number found in your notification letter.

Help with your application

2016 secondary school transfers

Contact School Admissions