Year 7

Admissions to Year 7 | Entry in September 2024

Applications to the school for Year 7 September 2024, made through the secondary transfer process, are as follows. Other than for those applying through art aptitude, there is no supplementary form for the school. 

Open Evenings 

Wednesday 20th September 2023 | 17:00 – 19:30 

No booking is required for Open Evenings. Please arrive at school via the Airlie Gardens entrance. The Head will host three talks at 17.15, 18.15 and 19.15. Last admission to the school is at 19:00.  

Open Mornings 

Thursday 21st September 2023 | 09:00 – 10:45 

Friday 22nd September 2023 | 09:00 – 10:45 

Booking IS required for Open Mornings so that we can manage the number of people on the school site. Open Mornings offer an opportunity to see the school in action. You will be taken on a tour of the school to see lessons and facilities by a member of our Student Leadership Team. Tours leave every 15 minutes. If you would like to attend an Open Morning, please complete the form here. You will receive email confirmation about the date and time of the session we are able to offer you.  

Holland Park is significantly over-subscribed in each year group. The school generally receives in excess of 1800 applications for its 240 places in Year 7 each year. When vacancies arise the school admits students to all years at fixed points throughout the school year. A ‘waiting list’ is currently held for prospective students in all year groups. 

If you wish to apply for a place, please contact the Royal Borough’s Admissions Team at the Town Hall. The full admission criteria is attached and further guidance on the secondary transfer process can found in the ‘Secondary School Brochure’: 

Click here for guidance