Main School Admissions
Welcome to this main school admissions page on which you will find all the information you need to make your application to Gordon's School.
You are welcome to use the interactive map below to explore the school and see video presentations about the many aspects of Gordon's.
Year 7 Applications (Day & Residential intake)
All Year 7 applications for September 2024 must be made via your local authority by 31st October 2023 to be on-time and this system is normally open to you from the beginning of September 2023. Day boarding applications must be made via your local authority ONLY and not to Gordon's.
For Residential Year 7 (Full and Weekly) applications you will see the 2024-2025 Supplementary Information Form link below which must be submitted to Gordon's before 31st October 2023 to be on-time. Remember to also apply via your local authority process for a residential application. (If you are based abroad you should use Surrey as your local authority and more information on this is in the Admissions Policy 2024)
Year 9 Applications (Residential intake only)
For Residential Year 9 (Full and Weekly) applications you will see the 2024-2025 Supplementary Information Form link below which must be submitted to Gordon's ONLY before 2nd October 2023 to be on-time.
'In Year' Applications
Gordon’s School is an academy and we manage our own applications for 'in year' admission for Residential Boarding (full and weekly) and for 'in year' Day Boarding. Please see www.surreycc.gov.uk/admissions.
To apply you should complete an In Year School Managed Application 'SMA' and read the School managed in year guidance notes.
If you are applying for Residential Boarding (full or weekly) you MUST ALSO complete our Supplementary Information Form.
The Supplementary information form does not need to be completed for day students unless they are children of staff.
Day Boarding - Day Boarding students must be in school by 8.15 am ready for 8.20 am registration and can stay through until 7.30 pm Monday to Thursday and 7.00 pm on Friday. (Year 7s finish prep for the first year at 6.45 pm).
Weekly Residential Boarding - As a general rule, weekly boarders live at school from Sunday evening to Saturday lunchtime and return to school during the following Sunday evening, depending on exact school term dates. Weekly Boarders are not in residence for exeats and school holidays.
Full Residential Boarding – Full boarders live at school during term time. Full boarders are not in residence for exeats and school holidays.
In order for prospective students to demonstrate that they are eligible for a residential boarding place, they must meet one of the following criteria :
- full UK Citizenship; or
- a permanent or temporary UK Residency Permit with access to state education
Further documents and information about current charges can be found at the bottom of this page.
Our Open Events are held during the Autumn Term and can be booked via this web page from 1st May 2023. Dates are as follows:-
Residential Boarding Open Mornings 10am – 12noon
- Saturday 16 September 2023 - Click here to book onto this event
- Saturday 30 September 2023 - Click here to book onto this event
- Saturday 14 October 2023 - Click here to book onto this event
Day Boarding Open Mornings 10.15am – 12.30pm
- Wednesday 20 September 2023- Click here to book onto this event
- Thursday 28 September 2023 -Click here to book onto this event
- Friday 29 September 2023 -Click here to book onto this event
- Monday 9 October 2023 - Click here to book onto this event
- Tuesday 10 October 2023 - Click here to book onto this event
Click below for Interactive map and further videos of the school
A purpose of our bursary programme is to ensure that no family is precluded from applying to Gordon’s School for a Day or Residential Boarding place for financial reasons. A bursary is a means-tested form of assistance.
Please click here for further information.
For any bursary related queries please contact the School Bursar, Mrs Susan Meikle on firstname.lastname@example.org