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School Admission Process

Hillingdon is part of the Pan-London Co-ordinated Admissions System.  Parents can name up to six different schools that they want to apply for including any out of borough schools on Hillingdon’s common application form. Preferences will need to be ranked in order of priority (this is important as only one offer will be made and this will be from the highest ranked school able to make an offer).

All the councils taking part in the Pan-London Co-ordinated Admissions System will then use a computerised system to pass on details of applications for schools in other areas and to co-ordinate the offer of places to make sure that nobody gets offered more than one school place. Each admission authority will work out how well you qualify for each school using the admission rules.

Places will be allocated as follows:

Children in public care (looked after children (LAC) and other LAC who  have been adopted or made subject to a residency order or special  guardianship orders following having been looked after.

Children who have a sibling at this School at the time of the application of the child for whom a place is sought. Sibling is defined as children who live as brother or sister in the same house, including natural brothers or sisters, adopted siblings, stepbrothers or sisters and foster brothers and sisters.

Click here for the catchment area map.

Children living nearest the school, measured in a straight line from the School to their parents’ permanent home, from the point set by Ordnance Survey at the child’s home address (including flats) to the School (co-ordinates 511852, 185609) using the Local Authority’s computerised measuring system, with those living closer to the School receiving the higher priority.

Recruitment and retention of staff (children of staff who have been employed at Queensmead School for at least two years or those that meet a skills shortage).

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Appeals for Year 7 for a place for September 2022

All applicants who fail to gain a place at the school because of the application of the admissions criteria through over-subscription shall have full rights of appeal to the Independent Appeals Panel established in accordance with the regulations.

Appeals will be undertaken strictly in accordance with the current DfE Statutory Guidance, Admissions Appeals Code 2012.  Parents who wish to appeal should contact the school and ask to speak to the admissions officer.

Click here for a copy of Applying for a place at Queensmead

Link to Hillingdon School Admissions

Special Needs Policy

Admission Policy

In Year Applications

Click here  for the link to the In – Year application form.  Please be aware that this form is for In-Year applications only.  Please do not complete this application for students starting September 2022.  See ‘Student Information Form’ located below.

All unsuccessful applicants will be informed of their right to appeal against the decision made.  Parents who wish to appeal should contact the school and ask to speak to the admissions officer.

Parent Handbook

Click here for the link to the Parent Handbook

Admissions Documentation

Year 7 Check List 2022

Year 7 Transition Letter

Student Information Form

Home School Agreement

Photographic and Video Image Consent letter

Sex and Relationship letter

Biometric Cashless Catering System

Free School Meals – please click here to apply online