11-16 Admissions



Westminster Academy is a non-selective academy with International Business and Enterprise specialist status.

We are delighted to welcome prospective families to the school and our supportive team of staff are dedicated to making the transition process as smooth as possible for you and your child.


A 40 fact tour of Westminster Academy

For more information about admissions, please contact us on 020 7121 0600 or email:

Year 6 Open Days

We welcome Year 6 families to find out more about Westminster Academy at our Open Mornings and Open Evening. These will take place on: 

Open Mornings:

Wednesday 22 September 9.30am - FULL
Tuesday 28 September 9.30am - FULL
Monday 11 October 9.30am - FULL
Thursday 21 October 9.30am

Open Evening: Tuesday 5 October 5.00pm and 6.00pm

Please note that while we hope to host events on site, we will be following government guidance to respect Covid-19 health and safety protocols, therefore it is possible that the format may change and numbers may be limited, so if you would like to attend, we kindly ask you to register your details with us to reserve a place and to allow us to update you with further details before the event. 

How to register an Open Day place:

Please reserve a place at our Open Days or register your interest in an online event by completing the form here.

Admissions Policy

For our admissions policy, please visit our Key Information

You can find key dates of the primary to secondary transition process in our admissions timeline.

Year 6 Applications

Year 6 applications to Westminster Academy must be made via the Pan London e-admissions system. Please visit Westminster City Council’s admissions pages here for more information.

In-year Applications

Westminster Academy is currently oversubscribed in all year groups and therefore we are not accepting applications. Should you wish your child to be placed on the waiting list, please complete this form.


Year 6 into Year 7 Transition

For information on uniform and a guide for new students, please visit our Parents and Carers page, and see the documents at the bottom of this page. 

Key dates regarding admissions and transition 2021-2022:

  • Applications online via Pan-London e-admissions (deadline: 31st October 2021)

  • Applications administered by the council November 2021 - February 2022. (There is no additional form required for WA. Criteria: Looked After Children; exceptional need; siblings; distance.)

  • National Offer Day: 1st March 2022

  • Year 6 Welcome Evening for successful applicants in March 2022

  • Year Information Evening in May 2022

  • Year 6 Induction Day in July 2022

  • Year 6 into 7 Summer School - last week of August 2022

  • Year 7 Residential in autumn 2022



Page Downloads Date  
Student Guide 01st Sep 2021 Download
Uniform and equipment guide 27th Apr 2021 Download

Westminster Academy: Family

  • 10/22/21 It's been a busy Term 1 at WA so we wish our students and staff a very happy and restful half term break! Read more
  • 10/22/21 An exemplary WA HERO to end Term 1: Devontay (Y7) “for embodying the IB Learner Profile attribute: Caring. Devontay shows exceptional emotional intelligence, empathy and respect towards the needs and feeling of others. He is a kind, supportive friend.” Well done Devontay! 👏👏👏
  • 10/20/21 Brilliant conversations around and relationships with today, thanks to the amazing team of sixth form teachers! Read more
  • 10/20/21 Year 7s are excited to be party of a Westminster borough football tournament today! Best of luck to Team WA! Read more
  • 10/20/21 It's our first Curriculum Drop Down Day today and the theme is promoting healthy, happy relationships. We are looking forward to a positive, inclusive day spending valuable time to discuss issues around this.
  • 10/19/21 Today two of Westminster Academy's Vice Principals shared their model of teacher-led professional collaboration (#IB Hub Days) at the Global Conference. Thank you to all the brilliant, engaged participants who joined for the session! Read more