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Applying for Year 7 September 2017 

The admission process for entry into Year 7 in September 2017 is administered by the Local Authority. For more information and an online application please visit their website: 

The local Authority address re Admissions is: 

Admissions & Transport Team
Quadrant Court
35 Guildford Road
GU22 7QQ

Tel: 0300 200 1004

The application window closes on 31 October 2016. If you do not have access to the internet you can call on 0300 200 1015 to request a paper copy to be sent to you. Letters or emails of notification will be sent to all parents early in March 2017 indicating the school their son/daughter has been offered. Please contact the school if you have any queries in connection with your application/prospective application to Kings College Guildford on 01483 458956 or email

Admission Appeals

If you have been unsuccessful in gaining a place at Kings College and you wish to lodge an appeal please contact Teresa Barker in the School Office for further information.

Admission Criteria

For September 2017, our Published Admissions Number in Year 7 is 180. The Published Admissions Number for Year 12 will be 50. (This represents the number of students who will be admitted into the Sixth Form from other school in addition to the group continuing their study from Year 11 into Year 12).

Oversubsciption criteria

When Kings College is over-subscribed, applications for entry in 2017/18 will be ranked in the following order:

  • First Priority: Looked After and Previously Looked After Children.
  • Second Priority: Exceptional arrangements - as explained below.
  • Third Priority: Siblings at the College at the time of admission. A sibling will be considered to be a brother, sister, half-brother, step-brother, step-sister or an adoptive or foster sibling living at the same address.
  • Fourth Priority: Student who live the nearest distance to the College at the close of the admissions application date. The distance is measured in a straight line from the address point of the pupil's house, as set by Ordnance Survey, to the nearest school gate available for pupils to use. This calculated using the Admission and Transport Team's Geographical Information System. In all cases proof of address must be provided. In the case of our services families a letter from the Commander is acceptable. 

For our our full Admissions Policy 2016 - 2017, please click on the links below. 

Admissions Policy 2016 - 2017

Admissions Policy 2018 - 2019

Previous Admissions Policy 2015 - 2016

Previous Admissions Policy 2014 - 2015

In Year Applications

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