As an academy the admissions authority of Connaught School for Girls is the “Connaught School for Girls Academy Trust” (the Governing Body of the school).

Application for a Place in the Normal September Admission Round

The London Borough of Waltham Forest manages the admissions process for schools in Waltham Forest. Applications to Secondary Schools for September 2019 can be made online at OR by submitting a paper application form, available in primary schools. Please note: If you live outside Waltham Forest, you must apply to your home local authority, even if you are applying for a Waltham Forest school. More details can be found in the brochure Starting Secondary School 2020 If prospective parents have not received a copy of the brochure from their daughter's primary school or if parents have any queries regarding secondary admission, including casual admissions, please contact:

Secondary School Admissions - Information and Advice Service
Sycamore House Town Hall Complex
Forest Road
London E17 4JF
Telephone: 0208 496 3000 - option 5
9:30am - 12:30pm; 1:30pm - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Email: [email protected] 

Our full Admissions policy which outlines the Admissions criteria can be accessed on the link below:

Admissions Policy 2019

Academy Admission Appeals

Any applicant refused a place at Connaught School for Girls, due to over subscription, has a right to appeal.
The appeal must be made directly to Connaught School for Girls using the form in the link below by 29th March 2019 (Appendix B): Admissions Appeal Form 

The timetable and process for appeals to Year 7 in September 2019 is :

  • March 1st 2019

National Offer Day – parents informed of outcome of application

  • 29th March 2019

Deadline by when appeals should be submitted to Connaught School for Girls

  • May / June 2019

Appeals heard for those submitted by the deadline

  • up to 12th July 2019

Appeals heard for the late appeals

  • September each year

Appeals heard for those not heard before 12th July 2019