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 2023 is 240.

Admission to Year 7 for September 2023 

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

Key Dates for 2023-24 Admissions

Date Action
12.10.22 School Open Evening 
31.10.22 Closing date for receipt of online and paper applications, including any necessary supplementary forms.
01.03.23 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.
15.03.23 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.

School Uniform

Our school uniform is supplied by Stevensons. You can either purchase online or via their shop based in Twickenham. Please go to our uniform page for full details.

Sixth Form Admissions

For information about Sixth Form entry, criteria and oversubscription, please click here to see the Sixth Form area of the school website. Applications are managed by Teddington Sixth Form and not by the Local Authority. 

Teddington School accept a minimum of 20 external candidates to Year 12.

Please contact our Head of Sixth Form Kirk Campbell for advice with regards to applying to our Sixth Form for September 2022. 

Tours of the School/Sixth Form

Please contact the School Admissions Officer for the lower school, and the Sixth Form Administrator for the Sixth Form, on 020 8943 0033.


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 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 2023

September 2023 entry

Appeals resulting from transfer applications for admission to Year 7 for September 2023 will be heard according to the following timetable:

National offer day 1 March 2023
Date by which an appeal must be submitted 17 March 2023
Dates when appeals will be heard All appeals received by 17 April 2023 will be heard on weekdays between 15 May 2023 and 19 June 2023. (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 17 April 2023 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   2022      2021    2020
Total number of applications 813 900 898
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion i) 1 2 0
Family, social, medical reason (criterion ii) 0 0 0
Siblings 57 79 59
Staff children 1 1 0
Distance 174 155 181
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 7 3 0
Number of appeals heard 0 0 4
Number of successful appeals 0 0 0
Distance from home to school of last child offered a place 5.030km 4.120km 4.101km
* 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.




- Jan 27
We are loving have our Taiwanese students with us, particularly teaching our Y10 a thing or two about Basketball 🏀 😃
- Jan 27
Thank you @TeddingtonNub We are immensely proud of all our staff and students here at Teddington! ✨✨
- Jan 26
REMINDER ❕❕ Rugby training cancelled on Wednesday 1st Feb. 7 a-side tournaments start next week… make sure you have seen the PE department if you missed any training sessions ❕❕
- Jan 25
We had a fantastic time on the Scholars programme induction, starting with a visit to Oxford University 📚 The day consisted of a tour, discussion around ‘big thinking’ questions and a critical debate against another secondary school @BrilliantClub #futureready 💡
- Jan 25
💥 Well done to the Y9 Football ⚽️ team, winning their 7 -aside tournament! Thank you @hampton_high for hosting. POM Klevi ✨🏆
- Jan 24
✨Congratulations to Harry in Y8 for coming first in the Middlesex across country champs 🥇🏆 A brilliant time of 11:07. Harry has also been entered for the U.K. Inter- countries in Loughborough in March. We couldn’t be prouder! Well done Harry! 💥
- Jan 24
TEdtalks! Thank you to Unilever for coming in to talk to our students about what you do as a company, what career pathways and opportunities exist within! The students found it incredibly useful and important when considering their next steps 👣 ✔️ #futureready
- Jan 23
Well done to Lucy in Y11 for coming 2nd in the Middlesex Cross Country Champs! 🏃‍♀️ 🥈 6.2km in 23 mins
- Jan 20
🎭 BUGSY MALONE PRODUCTION Show dates Tuesday 31st Jan Wednesday 1st Feb Thursday 2nd Feb doors open at 6.30pm tickets will be available on parent pay this week £6 or £25 for 2 premium tickets. For more info, please contact the school.
- Jan 20
Our Y11 GCSE Geographers braving the icy ❄️ cold waters on their Rivers fieldwork investigation 🪵
- Jan 19
Ed Warner OBE, chairman of U.K Athletics from 2007-2017, Chair of 🌍World Para Athletics for International Paralympic committee, talking to our future/GCSE PE students about his highs and lows of his career, advice on sporting careers and what it is like to train elite athletes🥇
- Jan 16
A productive and quiet Monday morning here at Teddington School. From composing our own classical music pieces 🎵 to learning and debating about Fox hunting. It’s been a creative and critical start to the week!
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