11-16 Admissions

Westminster Academy is a non-selective academy and IB World School.

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.

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A 40 fact tour of Westminster Academy

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

Open Days

We welcome prospective families to find out more about Westminster Academy at our Open Mornings and Open Evening. Our next Open Days will take place on:

Friday 8th July 2022 9.15am

Friday 15th July 2022 9.15am

Westminster Academy invites Year 5 students and families to meet our Principal and students, take a tour of the building and learn more about life at Westminster Academy. The Open Morning will last approximately 75 minutes.

Register for July Open Mornings

Please register to attend our Year 5 July Open Mornings here.

Express your interest in Year 6 Open Days (September / October 2022)

Westminster Academy will be holding our Year 6 Open Evening and a series of Open Mornings in autumn 2022. If you would like to express your interest in attending, please register 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:

  • ApplicationFood activity at Open Evenings 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 03rd May 2022 Download

Westminster Academy: Family

  • 07/6/22 It's a big day at WA - our students are collecting their results! Congratulations to all on such excellent achievements! What a wonderful group of students who will be missed. Read more
  • 07/5/22 It was such a pleasure to host from for our lecture to talk about the far infrared and its role in climate change. It was great to hear about cutting edge research and the potential long-term benefits of the research. Thank you Sanjee! Read more
  • 07/5/22 We're excited to see six of our Year 13s start their internships with this week. Thank you to all those supporting them, we can't wait to hear how they get on! Read more
  • 07/4/22 The Bi-Borough are offering free activities a meals through the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme this summer, for students aged 4 to 16. Find out more via the QR code below! Read more
  • 07/4/22 Teachers were impressed with our Year 10 students who did a great job on their first expedition on Thursday & Friday! For some it was their first opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and a real education in life outside London. Read more
  • 07/4/22 Grassroots sport is a massive challenge in an inner city environment so it’s brilliant to see so many children and parents at Academy Sports today for the awards ceremony today. These are the projects we need to nurture. Read more