Ealing Fields is a state funded, co-educational secondary free school within the Twyford CofE Academies Trust.

After receiving feedback from a range of people with an interest in the new school, Trust Directors decided that the school should have an 'open' admissions policy (oversubscription criteria) as opposed to one based on faith criteria.

Ealing Fields is committed to straightforward, open, fair and transparent admissions arrangements. The school will act fully in accordance with the School Admissions Code (as revised December 2014), the School Admissions Appeals Code and admissions law as they apply to academies.

For entry into Year 7 in September 2022, Ealing Fields High School has an agreed admission number of 150 students.

These arrangements and the admissions criteria are reviewed annually by the governing body, and should not be regarded as binding for future years.


For entry in Year 7 in September 2022, the determined admissions arrangements (entrance criteria) can be found below.

All applicants will be admitted if 150 or fewer apply. Oversubscription criteria will be applied if more than 150 apply.

General Admissions Policy for Sept 2022 Entry

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The admissions arrangements for entry into Year 7 in September 2022 includes 15 Specialist Music Places. The Year 7 specialist music place information can be found below.

Music Scholar Information for Sept 2022 Entry

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Applications for these Specialist Music Scholarship Places is now closed for September 2022 admission (deadline for submission was 12 noon on Friday 8th October 2021). Parent(s) who have applied for a Music Place must also fill in their home local authority's Common Application Form.

There was a single Specialist Music Assessment Day for Specialist Music Scholarship Places at Ealing Fields High School and Twyford Church of England High School. This was the ONLY assessment session and late applications will NOT be accepted.

Arrangements for applications for the remaining places will be made solely in accordance with the Local Authority’s co-ordinated admission arrangements and should be made on the Home Local Authority Common Application Form.

The Academy Trust will use Ealing Council’s timetable for applications each year, which fits in with the timetable for the co-ordination of admission arrangements within London. The application deadline is 31st October 2021. Further information on applying for a High School place can be found on Ealing Council's website here.

Unsuccessful applicants have a statutory right to appeal for a place at the Academy. See details in Appeals section below. Appeals will be heard by a panel which is independent of the Academy and the Governors.

Further information can be found in our Prospectus for 2022 entry.

2021/22 Academic Year

In-Year Admissions are for those wishing to apply for a place at the school during the academic year.

Applicant families are able to apply from the beginning of the Autumn term and onward throughout each academic year. Parents and carers who submit application forms at the beginning of September will be notified at the end of the second week of the Autumn term. Should any places be available, offers will be made before the October half-term. Parents and carers who submit applications from Thursday 17th September onward, will receive the outcome of their application within 20 school days to allow for proof of address and measured distances to be verified.

In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the same over-subscription criteria as published for admission to Year 7 will be applied to in-year applications.

In Year Admissions for 2021/22 Academic Year are subject to the Admissions Policy for September 2021 entry which can be found below:

In-Year Admissions Arrangements for 2021/22

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General In-Year Application form:


Specialist Music electronic application form here (for current Year 7, 8 and 9 only):


Waiting lists for the relevant academic year are terminated annually towards the end of the academic year.

Unsuccessful applicants have a statutory right to appeal for a place at the Academy. See details in Appeals tab. Appeals will be heard by a panel which is independent of the Academy and the Governors.

Applicants have the right to appeal against the decision of the Ealing Fields Governors' Admissions Panel, not to admit their child to Ealing Fields High School.

  • Main Round (Year 6 into 7) appeal hearings are held at Ealing Council and take place in May/June each academic year
  • In-Year appeal hearings are held at Ealing Council and take place throughout the academic year

Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on School Admission Appeals

During this current period we are following the Government and Department of Education’s advice to close the school site to the public until further notice to manage the impact of the Coronavirus (Covid19) outbreak. This means that we are unfortunately unable to hear your appeal in person. However, the Department for Education previously issued new regulations that will allow us to consider appeals by conducting hearings using remote technology, by telephone or on paper. You will need to indicate your preferred method in the proforma emailed to you.

Further advice from the Department of Education can be found online here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/admissi... .

In-Year Appeal Process, Entry 2021/2022 (If your child is currently in high school)

If you wish to make an appeal following the unsuccessful outcome of your in-year application, you will need to submit the Application to Appeal Form directly to Ealing's Committee Section - the address is included on the form. Instructions on how to obtain an in-year application to appeal form can be found here.

Admission of EHCP students is via the local authority. The Year 5 Annual Review offers an opportunity to express parental preference. The primary school offers guidance. In October, prior to the September transfer, each school will read the papers sent by the LA. Places are offered to students whose needs can be met. Parents are informed by the LA by 15th February on their year of transition of the school place offer.

Further information can be found in the SEN Report and SEN Policy below.

SEN Information Report

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SEN Policy

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Ealing Fields is unable to facilitate personal tours throughout the academic year.

Ealing Fields hosts an Open Evening during each Autumn term for Year 6 into 7 pupils. This will provide insight into the school’s history, ethos and community in addition to our curriculum, pastoral and wider learning opportunities.

Open Evening dates are announced annually at the end of the summer term.

Outside of this specified event, Ealing Fields is closed to the public and is unable to host personal tours throughout the academic year.

Admissions Office Hours are from 9.00am - 4.30pm during term dates.

All queries, regardless of urgency will need to be emailed to admissions@ealingfields.org.ukOutside of peak processing times, we endeavour to respond to all queries within five working days.

Ealing Council's School Admissions Team contact information can be found here: