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Admissions Policy

Burntwood School is an academy school for girls aged 11-18. The school’s Governing Body are responsible for the arrangements for admitting children. Please read our policy below for further details, which includes our admissions criteria.


Admissions Policy 2023/24

Admissions Policy 2024/25

Admissions Policy 2025/26

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Visit Burntwood

Our open events are held in the autumn term and we encourage you to visit the school. Information about any upcoming open events can usually be found on our calendar. For those unable to attend, our Burntwood School videos are available to which via the link below. Should you have any questions, please contact the School Office by email to or 0208 946 6201 where your Central Administration Services team will be happy to help. 

Burntwood School Videos

How to apply for a Year 7 place (September 2024 Entry)

For children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013

If you wish to apply for a place at Burntwood, you must complete the Secondary Transfer application form for the borough in which you live (your home borough) and select Burntwood as one of your preferences, e.g. if you live in Wandsworth, complete a Wandsworth Secondary Transfer form; if you live in Merton, complete a Merton Secondary Transfer form. 

It is very important that you return your Secondary Transfer form to your home borough by the closing date of 31st October. 




Appeal Arrangements

Applicants refused a place at the school have the right to appeal to an independent appeal panel.  

Parents wising to appeal should be visit the Wandsworth School Admission Appeals Service for further information or call the Appeals Service on 020 8871 7554 for a paper form to be posted. 

The timetable for 2024's Year 7 appeals process will be available on the Admissions Appeal page.

In the meantime, please see the link to 2024 timetable below, for an understanding of the timeframes involved.



Secondary School Admission Appeals Timetable 2024