Secondary school waiting lists

Waiting lists for children starting Year 7 in September 2023 at any Royal Greenwich community or academy secondary school are available here from 13 March 2023 to 31 August 2023. These secondary schools include:

  • Ark Greenwich Free School
  • Eltham Hill School
  • The Halley Academy
  • Harris Academy Greenwich
  • The John Roan School
  • Leigh Academy Blackheath
  • Plumstead Manor School
  • Royal Greenwich Trust School
  • Stationers’ Crown Wood Academy
  • Thomas Tallis School
  • Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys
  • Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls

Waiting lists for voluntary-aided Royal Greenwich secondary schools during this period are managed directly by the schools. Please contact the following schools directly for details of your child’s waiting list position:

  • St Mary Magdalene CofE All-through School
  • St Paul’s Academy
  • St Thomas More Catholic Comprehensive School
  • St Ursula’s Convent School

Note: If you have emailed us to request for your child’s waiting list position at any of the above schools, we will respond to your queries within five school days, or as soon as possible. 

If you are checking your child’s waiting list position at a school that uses ability banding, the waiting list position displayed will be for the relevant band that your child falls within and not their waiting list position for the entire year group.

Primary school waiting lists

Primary school waiting lists are available here from 15 May 2023. Applicants can search for their child’s waiting list place at any Royal Greenwich community primary or academy school. Please contact voluntary-aided (faith) primary schools directly for details of your child’s waiting list place.

Waiting list checker unavailable

From 1 September, you can't check the position of a child on a school admissions waiting list online. This is because a new planned admission round has started.

Contact school admissions for more information – email or call 020 8921 8043.