The proposed admission numbers for 2018-19 and 2019-20 for Waldegrave School are as follows:
Year 7 – 216, Year 12 – 150
Our admissions data for the last 3 years is set out below:
|How places were offered on 1 March for September entry||2019||2018||2017|
|Total number of applications||1005||981||893|
|Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1)||3||0||1|
|Family, social, medical reasons (criterion 2)||0||1||1|
|Siblings (criterion 3)||66||49||44|
|Children of staff (criterion 4)||2||1||2|
|Distance (criterion 5) Area A: 144 Area B: 25||120||162||169|
|Pupils with a statement/EHCP||2||3||1|
|Number of appeals heard||20||19||16|
|Number of successful appeals||5||0||1|
|Distance from home to school of last place offered||
Area A: 1.370km
Area B: 6.045 km
Area A: 1.533km
Area B: 5.028km
Area A: 1.911km
Area B: 5.304km
There is a waiting list
Admissions to Year 7 for September 2020
Admissions for Year 7 are managed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, not by the school. Offers for September 2020 will be sent out by the Local Authority.
Applications from Richmond’s residents will be made on Richmond’s Common Application Form, which will be available in paper form and online. Please click here for a copy of the online brochure for Admission to Richmond's Secondary Schools for 2020 entry.
Full details can be found at the School Admissions Department at Richmond Council.
Admissions Team phone: 020 8547 5569
You will need to contact your home borough for guidance if you do not live in the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames.
In the event of oversubscription the criteria to be applied is below.
The Planned Admission Number for entry into Year 7 is 216.
Admission to Sixth Form for September 2019 & 2020
The Planned Admission Number for entry into Year 12 will be 150.
Applications received after the closing date of 31 October 2019 only be considered after all applications received by the closing date. This is unless you are able to provide proof that there were exceptional reasons that prevented you from applying on time. Late applications are co-ordinated by the School Admissions Department at Richmond Council.
A waiting list for the school will be held by the Local Authority in criteria order (regardless of when an application is received) until the end of the academic year in July 2020. After this date the school waiting lists will be disbanded and parents will have to request in writing to have their child’s name added to a waiting list for the school.
Admissions for the present Year 7 to 11 are co-ordinated by the School Admissions Department at Richmond Council. The admissions team can be contacted by telephone on 020 8547 5569 during normal office hours.
Waldegrave School Admission Appeals Timetable - Year 7 September 2020
If your child has been refused a place at your preferred secondary school, you may appeal the decision of the admissions authority. Your reasons for appealing will then be considered by an independent panel.
For information on how to appeal for a place for your child you will need to contact Richmond Democratic Services, email@example.com. Phone : 020 8891 7183
Important dates and deadlines
The following appeal dates apply to children starting school in September 2020.
- Deadline for lodging secondary appeals: 20 April 2020
- Waldegrave School are using the Richmond Independent Appeals Service and appeals are scheduled to be heard between 18 May 2020 and 22 June 2020 (excluding half term week 25-29 May inclusive)
If you would like further details and application forms please visit the appeals page
Open Morning Tours October 2019
Due to high demand all the open morning dates below are now fully booked. If you have been unable to book and would like to be added to the waiting list please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will inform you if we have any cancellations and a place becomes available. Please note that we will also be offering additional tours of the school in the Spring/Summer term 2020 for Year 5 parents/carers.