School Admissions during COVID-19

For the foreseeable future, please do not contact the team unless your query is urgent, so that the team can concentrate on their core duties. 

How to contact the School Admissions team

If you do have an urgent query, please send an email at richmond.admissions@achievingforchildren.org.uk and include your telephone number. We will aim to respond to your query within 10 working days.

If you have a query, please read our answers to frequently asked questions, as the information provided may resolve it for you.

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

Year 7 applications for admission in September 2020

If your email has been sent in reply to an offer of a school place or you wish to be added to a school/s wait list, please consider this automatic response as receipt of your email.

The second round of offers will begin on or shortly after 26 March, but please be patient and do not enquire as to progress unless you have not heard from us within fifteen working days of that date.

Reception applications for admission in September 2020

You will be notified of your application outcome on the evening of 16 April. There is no need to contact the team before then.

In-year applications for admission in the current school year

You can find the in-year admission application forms and information. 

Please download and complete an application form and email your completed form to us. We are unable to guarantee how long it may take to respond to paper applications at this time when the team are working from home.

Please note as all schools are now closed for the normal delivery of the education curriculum until further notice, there will be a delay to the processing of your application and to your child starting at their new school.

Updated: 19 March 2020