George Abbot School’s annual Admission arrangements are set two years in advance and reflect national guidelines. Information about the school’s admission policy can be found below.

To Apply

School Prospectus 2020-21

For admissions into current Year 7 or Years 8 to 11 please use the In-Year application form below.

For more information about out Virtual Open Days please visit the following link.

Admissions Policy 2022/23

Admissions Policy 2021/22

Admissions Policy 2020/21

In-Year Admissions

Appeals

If you have been unsuccessful in gaining a place at George Abbot and you wish to lodge an appeal please visit the Surrey Schools Appeals website at www.surreycc.gov.uk/schoolappeals for further information.

The Surrey Appeals Service administers the appeal process for George Abbot School. Alternatively, please call the Surrey Schools Appeals Service on: 0208 541 9029 to request appeal papers.

Appeals Timetable

Please note that some of these deadlines and the process for hearing appeals may change depending on the national situation as a result of COVID-19. You will be informed on a case by case basis.

Appeals for September 2021 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications – this relates to community and voluntary controlled schools only. Other schools may follow this timetable but you will need to check.

NB: Appeals will not start being heard until after the relevant closing date has passed. Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appellants will be sent notification of their appeal hearing at least 10 clear school days in advance of the hearing. Appellants will be sent a copy of the school’s case 7 clear working days in advance of the hearing.

Appellants must ensure that any further evidence not included with their initial appeal, is received by 5pm on the day preceding three clear working days prior to the appeal hearing date. Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.

Contact Us

If you have any queries regarding admissions please contact:

Mrs V Bateman – Admissions

Email: vbateman@georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk

The Local Authority to contact with regards to Admissions is:

Admissions & Transport Team

Tel: 0300 200 1004

Tours of the School

SCHOOL TOURS DATES: 

To be announced

For any queries please either email or telephone as below:

Email: office@georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk

or

Call: 01483 888000

Arriva Bus Information

Transition

TIMELINE OF PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION INTO YEAR 7 IN 2021

In the final year in primary school the following arrangements are made.

September/October 2020

Parents visit George Abbot for an introductory visit to meet staff and listen to a talk given by the Headteacher and senior staff. During late September/early October, daytime tours are arranged which allow parents/carers to see the school in action.

October 2020

Parents submit their application to the Local Authority.

March 2021

Parents are informed by the Local Authority about school placements.

May/June 2021

George Abbot staff visit primary schools to meet headteachers, teachers and students to provide details about George Abbot School and the transfer arrangements.

6-7 July 2021

Induction visits from the primary schools of those students transferring to George Abbot.