Post offer guidance for high school

Provided that your application was received by the closing date:

If you applied online you will receive an email in the evening on 1 March 2024 with the outcome of your application. If you made a paper application we will send you a letter by first class post on 1 March confirming the outcome of your application.

Next steps

You will need to confirm whether you are accepting or declining the place that has been offered by 15 March 2024. If you have applied online you can simply log into your eadmissions account and accept or decline online. If you have applied on paper you will need to complete and return the reply slip enclosed with your offer letter.

If you do not respond to your offer the place may be withdrawn and offered to another child.

Waiting lists

Your child will automatically be placed on the waiting list for any higher preference schools for which you did not receive an offer.  If you want to change your school preferences you will need to do this in writing by email to the admissions team.

The admissions team will not be able to provide waiting list positions until the 26 March 2024.

On-time offers 

On-time offers – Information for each high school in Ealing showing the criteria and distance of the last on-time applicant to be offered a place on 1 March (available from 2 March 2024).

Late offers

Ealing Council co-ordinates offers until the end of the summer term see the below timetable of late offer rounds for Ealing schools. After 16 May places will be offered as and when vacancies arise.

Round Closing date Offer date
2 22 March 2024 28 March 2024
3 12 April 2024 18 April 2024
4 26 April 2024 2 May 2024
5 10 May 2024 16 May 2024


Visit the appeals page for information on the appeal process for schools in Ealing. If you wish to appeal for a school outside the borough please contact the local authority where the school is situated.