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Applications for admission in September 2019

The deadline for applications for admissions in September 2019 is the 31st October 2018.  Applications must be made using the form supplied by the local education authority in which you live.

National Offer Day is 1st MARCH 2019

You will receive your offer of a secondary place directly from the LEA in which you live.

Woodcote High School receives an unprecedented number of applications for Year 7 students which is well in excess of our published admission number. 

On 1st  March 2019

If you have been successful:

Please accept the offer through the online Eadmissions portal that the application was made on.

A welcome email from the school will be sent out by early March 2019 which will ask for a further confirmation email to go directly to the school.   The school email will also outline the time frame for what you need to do between now and September 2019.  It is important that you do ensure that you send in your acceptance by the date indicated on the letter, otherwise you may lose your place at Woodcote High School.

If you have not been successful:

Waiting lists will not be available until  after 23rd April.

No queries concerning the waiting list can be dealt with either by Croydon Council or the school until after this date. please email for waiting list information. 


You have the right to submit an independent appeal. The appeal form can be found by clicking on the button on the right hand side.

The form must be submitted direct to the school no earlier than 23rd April 2019 but no later than 26th April 2019.  Appeals will be held in the Town Hall, Croydon during June 2019. Once your appeal has been submitted you will be informed of the exact date and time.

Please note that we cannot accept any forms before and after these dates.

Please see the Croydon schools admissions website - here

In Year Admissions

In year Admissions Form

This is only applicable for admissions to Woodcote High School for Years 7 – 11 once the school year has started. 

To view our Admissions Policy, please click on the link in the downloads section on the right.

For admissions to Sixth Form please see 6th@WHS section of the website