Welling School is an academy within The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT).  The school welcomes all applications regardless of ability, gender, ethnicity or religion – it is a highly inclusive school recognising that children may have different needs and takes due regard to the Equality Act 2010.


In-Year Admissions

Applications for year groups other than the normal point of entry should be made directly to the Bexley Local Authority
Please click here to access an application form.
Completed forms should be returned directly to (Bexley Local Authority) , this can be done via email (  Application outcomes will be confirmed in writing no later than 15 school days from receipt of application.
If the number of applications for the school, for any year group, is more than the number of places available, the oversubscription criteria (as per our Admissions Policy) will be applied.
In the event that your application is unsuccessful Bexley will provide you with information about how to appeal, should you wish to do so.
If you would like to arrange a tour of the school or have any queries regarding the admissions process please contact the School Office.
Telephone: 020 8304 8531

Within our admissions policy you will find information regarding arrangements for selecting students who apply; oversubscription criteria; and, an explanation of what parents / carers should do if they wish to apply for a place for their child.


Timetable for Appeals - Secondary

Timetable for Appeals - Secondary

Your appeal will be heard at what is called a Hearing, within a time scale of 40 school days from 17th April 2024. It is likely to be heard at the end of April beginning of May.

All other appeals known as ‘in-year’ admissions and those for Year 7 submitted after 17th April 2024 will be heard within 30 school working days of submitting the request.

Your appeal request should state your reasons for your request and any additional information/documentation/ appendices should be submitted five days before the Hearing to allow time for it to be copied and distributed to all the interested parties. At least 10 working days before your appeal, unless you choose to waive this right, you will be sent detailed information regarding the process and also the date and names of the independent panel members who will hear the appeal.

The school is unable to guarantee that any original work/evidence/folders, submitted as part of the appeal, will be returned. Appellants may wish to submit copies in advance and then take important original documents verifying evidence to the appeal. 

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the school office.