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Published Admissions Number [PAN]  

The PAN (published admissions number) for Year 7 is 216

The PAN (published admissions number) for Year 12 is 20 [see note below]

Year 12 - A minimum of 20 places will be offered to external applicants. The School aims for a year group of approximately 180 to 200 in Year 12 which includes internal and external applicants. Please see the grid below for more details on admissions in the last three years.

Admission to Year 12 for September 2021 & 2022

Applications for places in the Sixth Form at Waldegrave School are made directly through the school website. Students must submit their application in accordance with the timeline provided on the school’s website.

How places were offered on GCSE results day in Aug for Sept entry 2020 2019 2018
Total number of applications 655 650 605
Internal students who transferred into sixth form 152 104 108
External students 47 94 92
Total students in sixth form 199 198 200
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1) 1 0 0
Children of staff (criterion 2) 2 1 0
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 0 1 2
Number of appeals heard 0 0 0
Number of successful appeals 0 0 0
Distance from home to school of last place offered to external applicants 1.16miles 3.8miles 5.8miles


Admissions to Year 7 for September 2021

Admissions for Year 7 are managed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, not by the school. Offers for September 2021 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 link to the online brochure for Admission to Richmond's Secondary Schools for 2021 entry.

In the event of oversubscription the criteria to be applied is below.

The Planned Admission Number for entry into Year 7 is 216.

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.

Late applications

Applications for Year 7 received after the closing date of 31 October 2020 will 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.

Waiting List

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 2021.  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.

Special Circumstances

If you are applying to the school under Oversubscription Criterion 2 – Exceptional Medical or Social Need, please complete the form below and submit it to the School Business Manager attaching supporting written evidence from a registered health professional.

Applications under this criterion for 2021 Year 7 applicants should be submitted by 31 October 2020.

Application form for special circumstances

In-year Admissions

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.

Appeals Process

Waldegrave School Admission Appeals Timetable - Year 7 September 2021

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, Phone : 020 8891 7183

Important dates and deadlines

The following appeal dates apply to children starting school in September 2021.

  • Deadline for lodging secondary appeals: 19 April 2021
  • Waldegrave School are using the Richmond Independent Appeals Service and appeals are scheduled to be heard between 17 May 2021 and 22 June 2021 (excluding half term 31 May-4 June 2021 inclusive).

If you would like further details and application forms please use the link below;


How places were offered on 1 March for Sept entry




Total number of applications




Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion 1)




Family, social, medical reasons (criterion 2)




Siblings (criterion 3)




Children of staff (criterion 4)




Distance (criterion 5) Area A: 120 Area B: 21




Pupils with a statement/EHCP




Number of appeals heard




Number of successful appeals




Distance from home to school of last place offered

Area A: 1.470km

Area B: 5.109km

Area A: 1.509km

Area B: 4.972km

Area A: 1.370km

Area B:    6.045 km

There is a waiting list