Admissions and Appeals
- Ark Greenwich Free School Admission Policy 2021-2022
- Ark Greenwich Free School Admission Policy 2022-2023
In Year Admissions - Year 7-11
Applications made to any year group outside the main admissions round (in-year admissions) should be made directly to Ark Greenwich Free School; if you wish to apply for a place, please complete the application form here.
Parents/carers will be informed of the outcome of their application within 15 school days. If a place is refused, the child will be added to the waiting list; the position on the waiting list will be determined according to the oversubscription criteria in the School’s Admissions Policy.
Appeals for children refused a place at a preferred school for admission to Year 7 in September 2022 will be heard in line with the Admissions Code.
If refused a place, the parent/carer has the right to appeal the decision; if you wish to appeal, please click here for the secondary appeal form. Appeal panel hearings will take place within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal. Parents/carers will be notified of their appeal hearing date by the independent appeal panel clerk.
Applications for entry into Year 7 September 2022
Ark Network Appeals Timetable
Appeals for children refused admission at a preferred school for entry into Reception, Year 7 or Yr 12 in September 2022 will be heard according to the regulations in the School Admissions Code (September 2021).
1st March 2022
19th April 2022
Deadline for submitting an appeal
31st March 2022
18th May 2022
Appeal panel hearings will take place within 40 school days of the deadline date for submitting an appeal. The independent appeal panel clerk will notify parents/carers of the date of their appeal; appeal hearings will take place
If you wish to appeal for a place in Year 7, please click here for the appeal form. Please contact the school if you need a paper form.
More details about RBG's coordinated admissions round for entry to Year 7 will be posted here as soon as it's provided.
Applications to Ark Greenwich Free School for scholars progressings from Year 6 to 7 are made through the Local Authority Common Application process. This simply means that you should list Ark Greenwich Free School as one of your preferences on your local authority form. If you are a resident of another borough, the same applies; just list AGFS on your local authority form.
There is no supplementary form to fill out for Ark Greenwich Free Schoool, and scholars do not need to sit any entrance exams or tests.
For full details on the Admission arrangements to AGFS, please see our admissions policy linked above.