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. Click on the link below for appeals guidance:

Appeals Guidance

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 (confirmed). All secondary appeals received by 19 April 2021 will be heard on weekdays between 17 May and 22 June 2021 (excluding half term week: 31 May - 4 June 2021 inclusive). Please click on the link below to view the appeals timetable:

Secondary School Admission Appeals Timetable 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
Total number of applications 898
Looked after and previously looked after children (criterion i) 0
Family, social, medical reason (criterion ii) 0
Siblings 59
Staff children 0
Distance 181
Pupils with a statement/EHCP 0
Number of appeals heard 4
Number of successful appeals 0
Distance from home to school of last child offered a place 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.


- Nov 25
@MottyTedd No! We are very frustrated over here and our IT team are looking into it. We will post a recording tomorrow of a freshly made talk from Kirk Campbell but we are so sorry that we have wasted your time!
- Nov 25
Join our super successful sixth form! Listen to Kirk Campbell, Head of Sixth Form talk at either 4.30 or 5.30 tonight to find out a bit more. See you there! #teddington #post16 #success #brightfutures
- Nov 17
There is an #onlinecareersfair on #twitter on Thursday! Any who is between 14 and 19 should have a look at these tweets later on in the day! #teddington #careers #getahead
- Nov 17
Congratulations to Lydia, year 9, for winning a Jack Petchey Achievement Award! #teddington #achievement #gotheextramile
- Nov 15
Our theme for reading in November is light. Happy Diwali to anyone who is celebrating! Check out our chosen books if you haven't already #teddington #reading #novemberbooks
- Nov 11
We are getting ready to transform our learning environment and these students are leading the way! #teddington #community #environmentmatters
- Nov 10
Click Photography are offering DofE Classes online with new courses beginning every Saturday, using cameras or phones. They are offering a 25% discount for students starting in November! For more details see #teddington #dofe #doingthingsdifferently
- Nov 8
We have a busy term ahead and are really looking forward to welcoming our students back tomorrow. #teddington #school #newterm #newopportunities
- Nov 8
Any keen coders out there? Check out this free event next weekend! You just need to sign up! We will promote in school also #teddington #coding @GTScholars #computing
- Oct 28
Year 7s have drawn our school! How impressive are these?! The future is bright for these budding artists! #teddington #youngartists
- Oct 26
For any families belonging to our school or others, this is a fabulous initiative for our community.
- Oct 23
GCSE DT students have made these cars in three weeks! Nothing can stop them now! #teddington #proud #celebrate
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