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 2021 is 240.

Admission to Year 7 for September 2021

Admissions to Teddington School for Years 7 to 11 are overseen by the Richmond School Admissions. The phone number for general enquiries is: 020 8547 5569.

Key Dates for 2021-22 Admissions

Date Action
31.10.20 Closing date for receipt of online and paper applications, including any necessary supplementary forms.
01.03.21 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.
15.03.21 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 School Admissions Department at the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. 

To register your child on our waiting lists 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.

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 Sixth Form Administrator at for advice with regards to applying to our Sixth Form for September 2021. 

Tours of the School/Sixth Form

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, tours of the school are unfortunately suspended until further notice.  Please contact the School Admissions Officer on 0208 943 0033 for a further update on this.


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.

Determined Admission Arrangements September 2021-22

Waiting List - Year 7 to 11

A waiting list for the school will be held by the Local Authority in criteria order (regardless of when the application is received).

Appeals Process

For information on how to appeal for a place for your child you can contact Richmond Independent Appeals Service

Alternatively, please contact the School Admissions Officer, Teddington School, Broom Road, Teddington, TW11 9PJ or by calling 0208 943 0033.

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

E: T:020 8547 5569

The deadline for lodging secondary appeals for children starting school in September 2021 is 19 April 2021 (tbc). Secondary appeals are scheduled to be heard between May and June 2021.

Admission Enquiries

If you have any questions about applications for Years 7 to 11, or to register your child on our waiting lists, 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 2020 2019 2018
Total number of applications 898 922 1,152
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion i) 0 1 0
Family, social, medical reason (criterion ii) 0 0 2
Siblings 59 72 76
Staff children 0 1 0
Distance 181 189 158
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 0 7 4
Number of appeals heard 4 1 2
Number of successful appeals 0 1 0
Distance from home to school of last child offered a place 4.101km 4.293km 2.660km
* 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.


- Jul 17
The virtual sports day results have been posted to SHMW and the file is too big to attach to twitter! The summary is below, but have a read of the full results to see the breakdowns! #virtualsportsday #teddington
- Jul 17
We are so proud of Ms McGrandles who has won an @AimHigherLSouth award for #committment. She has worked tirelessly to make sure that all students receive access to the information for their next steps, aspirations and goals. Well done Ms McGrandles! #teddington #aspirations
- Jul 17
Check out the heads of year assemblies and rewards in the good classroom. There are a couple of treats in there! #celebratevirtually #teddington #proud
- Jul 17
As summer approaches, do have a look at the wellbeing section of our website for advice and resources on adolescent behaviours. From sleep to anxiety - there's a good range! #wellbeing #teddington #lookafteryourselves
- Jul 15
As we approach the summer holiday, this is a really informative website for any parents who are seeking some advice. #onlinesafety #thinkuknow #teddington
- Jul 12
Freya's name in binary! Year 9 computing at its best.....brilliant work #teddington #doingthingsdifferently #nearlythere
- Jul 10
@DavidNWriter @MottyTedd I think you replying to this comment @DavidNWriter has been the highlight of my year with one week to go - I think you’re safely in position. Huge fan!!
- Jul 10
@songacademyUK have sliced up the William Massie's performance into junks and can be viewed by this link. He's the winner!
- Jul 10
Books of July with a theme of the summer reading. Find more information in the reading section of our website! #reading #teddington #getreading
- Jul 8
Heatham House is opening it's (outside) doors once more to activities onsite! Their Summer Programme (part 1) includes football, basketball, skatepark, art, tie-dye and more. A full schedule and how to book onto each session can be found here:
- Jul 8
Some bonus week work for year 7 for new packaging for Ben & Jerry's! #teddington #proud
- Jul 6
For any of our young carers, email to sign up for one of these great activities in the summer holidays @Richmond_YC #teddington #supportingthroughsummer
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