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 2022-23

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

Please note that all Learning Partners Schools have their own specific admission arrangements, as defined in each school’s Admissions Policy.

George Abbot Schools Admission Arrangements for September 2024

The admission arrangements for George Abbot School for September 2024 admission have now been determined.

Any person or body who considers that these admission arrangements are unlawful, or not in compliance with the Admissions Code or relevant law relating to admissions, can make an objection to the Schools Adjudicator at: osa.team@schoolsadjudicator.gov.uk

Further information on how to make an objection can be obtained from the Office of the Schools Adjudicator website: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-schools-adjudicator/about

Admissions Policy 2024/25

Admissions Policy 2023/24

Admissions Policy 2022/23

Addendum for Admissions Policy 2022/23

In-Year Admissions

If you wish to apply for a place at George Abbot School, please complete the In Year Application form below and return to admissions@georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk.

In-year applications from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023 will then be reviewed and you will be notified in writing within 15 school days of the outcome of your application and if unsuccessful, details of your right of appeal.

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.

School admission appeals timetable

Appeals are now being heard on a face to face basis, if you have difficulties attending please contact the School Appeals Service.

Appeals for September 2023 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications: 

School Offer Appeals lodged by Appeals to be heard by
Secondary 1 March 2023 29 March 2023 15 June 2023 (40 School days)

 

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 notified in the letter with details of the hearing.  Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.

In year or immediate entry appeals

Appeals resulting from in year admission applications will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Contact Us

If you have any queries regarding admissions please contact:

Mrs V Bateman – Admissions

Email: admissions@georgeabbot.surrey.sch.uk

The Local Authority to contact with regards to Admissions is:

Admissions & Transport Team

Tel: 0300 200 1004

Transition

TIMELINE OF PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION INTO YEAR 7 IN 2023

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

September 2022

Parents/carers visit George Abbot for an introductory visit to meet staff and listen to a talk given by the Headteacher and senior staff.

October 2022

Parents/carers submit their application to the Local Authority.

March 2023

Parents/carers are informed by the Local Authority about school placements.

May/June 2023

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

27 & 28 June 2023

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