Keys Stages 3 and 4 Admissions (Years 7-11)

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WA Admissions Policy

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

We are delighted to welcome prospective families to the school. Our supportive staff is dedicated to making the transition process as smooth as possible for students and their families.

Year 6 Applications (for Year 7 the following year)

Year 6 applications to Westminster Academy must be made via the Pan London e-admissions system. The deadline for Year 7 admissions for September 2024 entry has now passed. Please visit Westminster City Council’s secondary admissions pages here for more information.

In-year Applications

If you are interested in a place at WA Years 7-11, please complete this form.


Supporting the Year 6 to Year 7 Transition

The most valuable and effective part of our transition programme for new Year 7 students is our annual "Welcome to WA!" Orientation Programme.

For basic information about uniform and a guide for new students, please visit our Parents and Carers page.

Key dates regarding admissions and transition 2023-2024:

  • ApplicationFood activity at Open Evenings online via Pan-London e-admissions (deadline: 31st October 2023)

  • Applications administered by the council November 2023 - February 2024. (There is no additional form required for WA. Criteria: Looked After Children; exceptional need; siblings; distance.)

  • National Offer Day: 1st March 2024

  • Year 6 Welcome Evening for successful applicants in March 2024

  • Year Information Evening in June 2024

  • Year 6 Induction Day in July 2024

  • Year 7 "Welcome to WA!" Summer Camp - end of August 2024

  • Year 7 Residential in autumn 2024                     

For any questions about WA admissions, please call us on 020 7121 0600 or email: Admission@WestminsterAcademy.org.uk

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  • 03/4/24 Dr Owen Coggins from recently delivered a lecture for our students on the jew's harp, its prevalence in both folk tradition and in heavy metal music, and the political and global undertones of its usage. What a fascinating topic - thank you ! pic.twitter.com/34PlBFOAG6— Westminster Academy () March 4, 2024
  • 03/4/24 A really hard fought win from our U14 Co-ed team in competition. Amazing effort and intensity throughout the game against Harris Academy St John’s Wood. It was a close one but the final score was 34-32 W. pic.twitter.com/1VJoOUs3z0— Westminster Academy Basketball () March 1, 2024
  • 02/29/24 Congratulations to our U14 girls team! 🏀👏 Read more— Westminster Academy () February 29, 2024
  • 02/28/24 Fascinating, thought-provoking discussions today as Principal Paul Wood facilitates a session at the conference on approaches used by schools in response to the expansion and integration of AI in education pic.twitter.com/79cqGN50Zg— Westminster Academy () February 28, 2024
  • 02/27/24 Massive thank you to for organising a fantastic Girls only event over half term. It really allowed our girls to enjoy different aspects of team work and development as an individual.#girlsonly pic.twitter.com/ye2vr0q7SN— Westminster Academy Basketball () February 26, 2024
  • 02/27/24 Congratulations to our Year 7 basketball team! Read more— Westminster Academy () February 27, 2024
  • 02/26/24 Massive thank you to for organising a fantastic Girls only event over half term. It really allowed our girls to enjoy different aspects of team work and development as an individual.#girlsonly pic.twitter.com/ye2vr0q7SN— Westminster Academy Basketball () February 26, 2024
  • 02/26/24 As part of our Y7 programme, we hosted for a workshop on construction careers. It was a great opportunity for students to gain insight into the industry, challenge the associated stereotypes & explore career avenues. Thank you for such an interesting talk! pic.twitter.com/z4z4zfhxOX— Westminster Academy () February 26, 2024
  • 02/22/24 Our young musicians had such a great experience at the Tri-borough Music Hub's Battle of the Bands! We particularly love to see how brings like-minded students from different year groups together. Read more ➡️Read more pic.twitter.com/DbXYT8wtAF— Westminster Academy () February 22, 2024
  • 02/20/24 We had some fantastic talks last term. Imperial College London's Dr Parry Hashemi spoke to us about the role serotonin plays in . Students were intrigued to hear all about her fascinating research. Thank you ! pic.twitter.com/afXGY5W9f2— Westminster Academy () February 20, 2024
  • 02/15/24 One of this term's highlights was some extremely popular creative writing workshops with author . Our Y9 students came away feeling hugely inspired (and there was a large queue for DD's autograph!). Thank you for encouraging a passion for & ! pic.twitter.com/T7O8tfVif9— Westminster Academy () February 15, 2024
  • 02/8/24 What a fantastic opportunity for Y12 students to hear all about from professionals who have direct experience. Thank you to the volunteers and to - it is so valuable to showcase all the exciting pathways that are open to young people Read more— Westminster Academy () February 8, 2024