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

For Year 7 admissions please go to the following page of the Surrey County Council website

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

For Sixth Form Admissions please see the following page of the school website

School Prospectus – 2019/20

Please download a prospectus for detailed information about the school. A new prospectus is published every year and can be collected during one of our official school tours in October.

Admissions Policy

Admissions Policy 2021/22

Admission Policy for entry into Year 7 in September 2021 – Click HERE

Supplementary Information Form – Click HERE

Form to be completed for all applications under Category 4 (Children of Staff) for September 2021

Admissions Policy 2020/2021

Admission Policy for entry into Year 7 in September 2020 – Click HERE

Supplementary Information Form – Click HERE

Form to be completed for all applications under Category 4 (Children of Staff) for September 2020

Revised admissions arrangements for GEP Academies schools – Click HERE

Admissions Policy 2019/20 (For Information Only)

Admission Policy for entry into Year 7 in September 2019 – Click HERE 

Supplementary Information Form – Click HERE

Form to be completed for all applications under Category 4 (Children of Staff) for September 2019

In-year Admissions

In-Year Application Form

In-Year Application form for current Year 7 or Years 8-11 – Click HERE

Guidance on applying for a place out of the correct year group – Click HERE

Guidance on admission of children from overseas – Click HERE


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 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

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.

Appeals for September 2020 resulting from year of entry or transfer applications:

School Offer Appeals lodged by Appeals to be heard by
Secondary 2 March 2020 30 March 2020 16 June 2020

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.

Tours of the School


To be announced

TOUR TIME: 8.45am – 10.30am

School Tours are designed to give prospective parents and students looking to apply for a place at George Abbot School a feel for the School ethos, the opportunity to visit lessons and speak to key members of staff.

The tour begins with an address by the Headteacher, Kate Carriett.  Following the address there will be a tour of the school site lasting approximately 45 minutes, giving you the chance to see the school in action.  At the end of the tour there will be the opportunity to meet key members of staff who will be pleased to answer any questions. 


You need to book a place for EACH member of your party (up to a maximum of 4 places) so we can ensure there are sufficient staff available on the day.

Please Click HERE to book.

Please note there is NO parking on the School site, there is plenty of on street parking in the neighbouring roads.  Please park considerately.


For any queries please either email or telephone as below:



Telephone the school on 01483 888000

If you have restricted mobility or will be bringing young children/pushchairs we would be grateful if you could notify us at the time of booking to allow us to make additional arrangements to meet your needs.


Please see the following documents regarding the Arriva Bus Services:

Arriva – Guildford

Arriva – Surrey & West Sussex

Arriva – Student Bus Information 



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

September/October 2019

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 2019

Parents submit their application to the Local Authority.

March 2020

Parents are informed by the Local Authority about school placements.

May/June 2020

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

30 June & 1 July 2020 – 8.30am – 1pm

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

2 July 2020 – 6.30pm

An information evening is arranged for parents to provide detailed arrangements for the transfer.

If you have any queries regarding admissions please contact:

Mrs V Bateman



The Local Authority to contact with regards to Admissions is:

Admissions & Transport Team

Tel: 0300 200 1004