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

WA Prospectus

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.

Open Days for September 2025 entry

We welcome prospective students to attend our Open Day events to meet our students and staff, tour the school and find out more about what it is like to be a student at WA. Our next Open Mornings will be:

Year 5 Open Morning: Thursday 11th July 2024 (9.30am). Please reserve a place via this form.

Year 6 Open Mornings / Open Evening: September and October 2024

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:

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  • 05/20/24 Thank you so much for a fantastic talk. Students found it extremely engaging, & afterwards one Y12 said the talk has made her consider studying History at uni! So grateful to have top academics support us in exposing students to these exciting pathways. Read more— Westminster Academy () May 20, 2024
  • 05/16/24 Wonderful to see staff share ideas and fascinating research at our annual Professional Learning Community showcase this week. This is our celebration of a year-long inquiry into different areas of professional interest aligned with our WA Way.— Westminster Academy () May 16, 2024
  • 05/13/24 Last week our Hero of the Week (pictured) was recognised for the traits of being a Thinker, Communicator & Caring. Every day in Personal Development she creates a board of revision notes, helping her own revision and that of her Y11 classmates. Well done!— Westminster Academy () May 13, 2024
  • 05/13/24 It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 🎉If you’re needing a little support, here’s who to call ☎️— Mind () May 13, 2024
  • 05/10/24 A huge thank you to Bernie Graham and for joining Year 9 students for their Holocaust workshop this week. The students really enjoyed their thoughtful conversations with you and learning more about individuals affected by the Holocaust— Westminster Academy () May 10, 2024
  • 05/10/24 Great to see alumni engaging with project & embracing associated enrichment opportunities.⬇️Thankyou & Bernie Graham for visiting & making the day so special. Read more— Holocaust Education () May 10, 2024
  • 05/7/24 It is lovely when we see familiar faces return to WA and when we hear what our alumni go on to do after they leave us! Thank you to the former students who took the time to come in and chat to Year 12s for a careers carousel event and thank you Read more— Westminster Academy () May 7, 2024
  • 05/2/24 Basketball coaching and mentoring with our coaches is such an exciting and rewarding programme for our students. We are proud to see them develop and achieve success through opportunities like these, and above all, they have so much fun! Read more— Westminster Academy () May 2, 2024
  • 04/25/24 Our Principal & Vice Principal are currently at the ECIS conference enjoying lots of interesting discussion! Kevin Bartlett's Portrait of a Learner particularly resonates with what we seek to achieve with our own IB-informed 'WA Way'— Westminster Academy () April 25, 2024
  • 04/23/24 It's an exciting week for Year 10 students who are preparing for work experience, with a programme of employability skills workshops, mock interviews and our Careers Fair and College Fair later this week. Thank you to all who are helping to make this happen! — Westminster Academy () April 23, 2024
  • 04/19/24 Incredible news! Congratulations to both our U14 girls champions and to our U14 boys champions! A wonderful reward for a lot of hard work, and inspiring to see. Well done to the coaches who have been with you every step of the way. We can't wait to see what the future brings! Read more— Westminster Academy () April 19, 2024
  • 04/16/24 ❗Today is the last day you can register to vote in the 2 May elections.❗ Register now: Read more — Electoral Commission () April 16, 2024