Year 7 Admissions for September 2020

Applications for admission in September 2020

The deadline for applications for admissions in September 2020 is the 31st October 2019. Applications must be made using the form supplied by the local education authority in which you live.

National Offer Day is 1st MARCH 2020

You will receive your offer of a secondary place directly from the LEA in which you live.

Woodcote High School receives an unprecedented number of applications for Year 7 students which is well in excess of our published admission number. 

On 1st  March 2020

If you have been successful:

Please accept the offer through the online Eadmissions portal that the application was made on.

A welcome email from the school will be sent out by early March 2020 which will ask for a further confirmation email to go directly to the school.   The school email will also outline the time frame for what you need to do between now and September 2020.  It is important that you do ensure that you send in your acceptance by the date indicated on the letter, otherwise you may lose your place at Woodcote High School.

If you have not been successful:

Waiting lists will not be available until after 20th April.

No queries concerning the waiting list can be dealt with either by Croydon Council or the school until after this date. please email for waiting list information. 

You have the right to submit an independent appeal. The appeal form can be found by downloading the document here - 2020 Year 7 Entry Independent Appeal Panel Form.

The form must be submitted direct to the school between 20th April 2020 and 24th April 2020.  Appeals will be held in the Town Hall, Croydon during June 2020. Once your appeal has been submitted you will be informed of the exact date and time.

Please see the Croydon schools admissions website for appeals information - here

In Year Admissions

Application for in year admissions

This is only applicable for admissions to Woodcote High School for Years 7 – 11 once the school year has started. 

To view our Admissions Policy, please click on the link in the downloads section on the right.

For admissions to Sixth Form please see 6th @ WHS section of the website

2020 In Year Admissions Independent Appeal Form