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Applying for a Place at Waingels

We are delighted that you are interested in joining our Waingels community. Please have a look through our website to try and get a feel for what life at Waingels is all about, and download our school prospectus.


Applications for Year 7: September 2022

The application process for transferring from primary to secondary school is managed by Wokingham Borough Council. To apply for a place in Year 7, for September 2022, all applications should be made to the Local Authority in which you reside. Further information is available via: www.wokingham.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/starting-secondary-school-age-11


In-Year Applications

To apply for a place outside of the normal Year 7 admissions process, an application should be made directly to Waingels. Applications can only be submitted up to half a term before the place is required.

Please complete our In-Year Application Form here.

Or, please e-mail: admissions@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk for further help, information or advice.


Sixth Form Applications

For information and applications relating to Sixth Form please see the Sixth Form webpage here.


Admissions Arrangements

Waingels Admission arrangements 2021-2022 - please click here

Waingels Admission arrangements 2022-2023- please click here

Waingels Proposed Admission arrangements 2023-2024- please click here


Designated Area

To check the designated (or catchment) area in which you reside, please visit the Wokingham Borough Council website here:

www.wokingham.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/schools-and-catchment-or-designated-areas


Admission Appeals

If your application is unsuccessful, you have the right to appeal against the decision.

If you wish to lodge an appeal, please complete an Appeals Application form here

Waingels have appointed an independent service provider to administer our appeals.  For more information please contact ClerksAssociates at www.clerksassociates.co.uk   You can also find national guidance for parents on school appeals at www.gov.uk


Consultation on Proposed Admission Arrangements 2023 – 2024

​Please click here to view

Flyer for Waingels Consultation on Proposed Admission Arrangements from 2023


If you would like to visit us for a tour at any stage of the admission process, or just to have a look around please contact our Admissions Team on admissions@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk, who will arrange this for you.