Admissions Information

Applications for admission to Woolmer Hill are managed in accordance with Surrey’s coordinated scheme on Secondary admission. Applications for Secondary school must be made by 31st October of each year. Places at Surrey Secondary schools will be offered on the basis of the preferences that are shown on the application form. Parents will be asked to rank up to six preferences and these will be considered under an equal preference system.

The school will offer 180 places for September 2021. However, children with a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) that names the school will be allocated a place before other applicants are considered. In this way, the number of places available will be reduced by the number of children with a statement that has named the school.

Our determined Admissions Policy for 2020-2021 is published below.

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IN YEAR APPLICATIONS

Applications for places outside of the normal application process can be discussed with the school on 01428 654055 or email admissions@woolmerhill.surrey.sch.uk  Please also see the Surrey website below for further information about in year admissions and the application form (CMA):

https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/schools/admissions/in-year

 

ADMISSIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

Our admissions policy for September 2021 admissions can be found at the bottom of this page.

From 1 September 2020: Parents/carers who live in Surrey will be able to apply for a secondary school place. Applicants should be encouraged to apply online at www.surreycc.gov.uk/admissions in order to prevent delays with postal applications. 

31st October 2020: This is the deadline for applications for Year 7 in September 2021, however parents are encouraged to apply by Friday 23rd October 2020 (before half term).

Please note - applications must be returned directly to the child’s home LA and not the school.

1 March 2021: Applicants who applied online will be sent an email or receive a notification through the app ‘ParentComms’ with their outcome. Online applicants may also log in to their online account to view the outcome. Letters will be sent by 1st class post to applicants who applied on paper. 

APPEALS

School admission appeals timetable

Please note that some of these deadlines and the process for hearing appeals may change depending on the national situation as a result of Covid-19.  You will be informed on a case by case basis.

Appeals for September 2021 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications: 

School

Offer

Appeals lodged by

Appeals to be heard by

Secondary

1 March 2021

29 March 2021

16 June 2021 (40 School days)

 NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing.  Appellants will be sent a copy of the school's case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants must ensure that any further evidence not included with their initial appeal, is received by 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date.  Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.

In year or immediate entry appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

ADMISSIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2022

Our determined admissions policy for September 2022 can be found in the documents below. The school will offer 180 places for September 2022. However, children with a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) that names the school will be allocated a place before other applicants are considered. In this way, the number of places available will be reduced by the number of children with a statement that has named the school.

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