Admissions process

All applications for a school place must be made via your home council. For example, if you live in Epsom you need to apply via Surrey County Council. If you are a Kingston Borough resident you will need to apply through Kingston Council. If you are resident in another area and wish to apply for a school place, you will need to apply through your home council.

Kingston School Admissions Department can be contacted each weekday between 8.45am to 2.00pm.

Information regarding how to apply for schools in Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames for September 2021 start, CLICK HERE.

School Admissions
Guildhall 2
Kingston upon Thames

Telephone: 020 8547 4610

Email: kingston.admissions@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Appeal for secondary school places

Please read the guidelines, CLICK HERE

The closing date for receipt of Community School appeals for admissions is TBC.

The admission appeal hearings will take place in June/July 2021.

When considering whether you wish to appeal, you need to think about whether your reasons for wanting your child to attend the school are exceptional. If not, the likelihood of an appeal being successful may not be very high. Secondary Schools admissions booklet 2020 contains more information regarding the appeal process.

Which School?
Secondary Schools admissions booklet 2021. Click the button below to view the full PDF via the The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames website.


Chessington School, Garrison Lane, Chessington, Surrey KT9 2JS

Chessington School is a co-educational, non-selective, secondary school providing excellence in education for pupils aged 11 to 16.

Everyone valued • Every day an opportunity • Every moment focused on success

Everyone valued
Every day an opportunity
Every moment focused on success


Chessington School is part of Every Child Every Day Academy Trust, a company limited by guarantee that is registered in England (Company Number: 08185432), with a registered office c/o Grey Court School, Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, TW10 7HN

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