Teddington School is a mixed comprehensive secondary school for students aged 11 - 18 (Years 7 to 13). The school is part of the Bourne Education Trust

The PAN (Planned Admission Number) for the Year 7 intake for September 2024 is 240.

Admission to Year 7 for September 2024

Admissions to Teddington School for Years 7 to 11 are overseen by the Richmond School Admissions. 

Key Dates for 2024-25 Admissions

Date Action
11.10.23 School Open Evening 
31.10.23 Closing date for receipt of online and paper applications, including any necessary supplementary forms.
01.03.24 National Offer Day.  Applicants will be sent an email during the evening, informing them of the result of their application.  Letters are posted first class, giving detailed results of applications.
15.03.24 Deadline for parents to accept or decline a place of offer. 

Parents must contact their home borough for support if they do not live in the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames.

Please refer to the Secondary Admission Brochure issued by the London Borough of Richmond as a reference point.

In-Year Admissions

Admissions for the present Year 7 to 11 are managed by the Richmond School Admissions at the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 

To apply for a place at our School, please contact Richmond School Admissions.


In the event of oversubscription for either Year 7 September intake or In-Year Admissions, the criteria to be applied can be found by following the links to the Determined Admission Arrangements Document below.

Waiting List - Year 7 to 11

Waiting lists for the school are held by the Local Authority in criteria order (regardless of when the application is received).

Determined Admission Arrangements 2024-25

Determined Admission Arrangements September 2024-25

Determined Admission Arrangements 2023-24

Determined Admission Arrangements September 2023-24

Appeals Process

For information on how to appeal for a place for your child you can contact Richmond Independent Appeals Service. Click on the link below for appeals guidance:

Appeals Guidance

It is advisable to seek advice from Achieving for Children School Admissions:


Secondary School Admission Appeals Timetable 2024

September 2024 entry

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Year 7 for September 2024 will be heard according to the following timetable:

National offer day 1 March 2024
Date by which an appeal must be submitted 15 April 2024
Dates when appeals will be heard All appeals received by 15 April 2024 will be heard on weekdays between 15 May 2024 and 17 June 2024. (excluding half term)
Date when appellants will be given notification of their appeal hearing 10 school days in advance of the hearing
Date by which the Clerk sends appeal papers to the parents, the panel and the admission authority 7 working days before the appeal hearing
Deadline for appellants to submit additional evidence At the specified time 5 working days before the appeal hearing.
Decision letters sent to the appellants.  Within 5 school days of the appeal hearing (whenever possible)

Appeals lodged after 15 April 2024 may be heard at a later date and after appeals received by the deadline. 

Admission Enquiries

If you have any questions about applications for Years 7 to 11 or you would like to apply for a place at our school, please contact Richmond School Admissions.

Please only contact our School Admissions Officer on 0208 943 0033 for general advice.

Admissions Data

How places were offered on 1 March for September entry   2023     2022   
Total number of applications 996 813
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion i) 2 1
Family, social, medical reason (criterion ii) 0 0
Siblings 49 57
Staff children 1 1
Distance 208 174
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 7 7
Number of appeals heard 0 0
Number of successful appeals 0 0
Distance from home to school of last child offered a place 6.235km 4.120km

* Please be aware there is a waiting list. The information above is given for guidance only, the number of applications received and the overall situation changes from year to year.


- Mar 2
"Teddington School PTA held a quiz night for the parents and carers of students in Year 7. A great evening had by all. Huge thanks to our amazing PTA for organising the event!" ~ Ms Steer 🙌#teddingtonschool #teddington #pta— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) March 2, 2024
- Mar 1
"Students (and parents!) in year 11 received a workshop with Michele Miller on Monday. Michele gave advice on how to revise effectively and concisely. Very effective and informative!" ~ Ms Mead 🎓#TeddingtonSchool #Teddington #Revision— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) March 1, 2024
- Feb 29
Year 10 GCSE Drama students have been auditioning students for the annual competition where they chose a play, cast it and run rehearsals directing the piece, ready for the performance evening. Winners will get a trip to the theatre! 🎭#TeddingtonSchool #Drama #Teddington— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 29, 2024
- Feb 28
Mr Spick proudly presents... Visitor Recognition Awards! If a student is mentioned by a visitor, they can now win a Visitor Recognition Award! This will award them 3 queue jump passes for the canteen 🎉#teddingtonschool #excellenteducation #richmonduponthames— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 28, 2024
- Feb 27
🏑 "Well done to our under 12 girls hockey academy for their performance today in their first hockey tournament!" ~ Ms O'Hanlon 🏑#Teddington #RichmonduponThames #KingstonuponThames #HealthyLearners— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 27, 2024
- Feb 26
"7DH spent last half term working on an Introduction to Shakespeare. Today they brought in their board games, quizzes, fact files, cookies and cupcakes all with the theme of Shakespeare. We had daggers on cupcakes; witches cauldrons on cookies, songs, raps and presentations!— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 26, 2024
- Feb 24
Today is @DofE training day for Year 9! 79 students will be taking part, practicing and developing their knowledge of map reading, route planning, meal prep, navigation skills and first aid.📍🥾🎶 Music Credit: Oliver, Year 11#Teddington #Kingstonuponthames #inclusion— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 24, 2024
- Feb 23
Congratulations to Alana Garrard in Year 7, one of our Kingfisher students, on receiving the prestigious Jack Petchey Award. A huge achievement in recognition of all her hard work, best efforts and valuable contributions to school life. 🏆#Teddington #Kingstonuponthames— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 23, 2024
- Feb 23
Showcasing some more of the excitement during Teddington School's first STEAM enhancement day, Year 7 were also tasked with a practical experiment looking at energy release from fossil fuels and studying the greenhouse effect. 🔥⚗️#Teddington #Kingstonuponthames #inclusion— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 23, 2024
- Feb 22
🧁Thanks to all who donated at our cake sale. It was a huge success and the cakes were delicious! Thanks to your help, we managed to raise £467.52 for the Year 11 Prom! 🍰📸 A big thank you to Larry in Year 11 for taking the photos🎵 Music credit: Oliver, Year 11#Teddington— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 22, 2024
- Feb 20
Last term saw the first STEAM enhancement day, with Year 7 off timetable. Immersed in Escape Rooms, groups tackled cryptic and math problems, to unlock mystery box stages. Competing against one another encouraged teamwork and honed their problem-solving. 🔐#Teddington— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 20, 2024
- Feb 17
He was also interviewed by Molly (Year 10) for the school newspaper, which will be launching soon! 📰🗣️ "It was interesting to hear from someone who is using lobbying for good, because the practice can be criticised in the media." ~ Caleb— Teddington School (@teddingtonschl) February 17, 2024
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