In-Year Admissions to Chelsea Academy

We maintain waiting lists for foundation and community places in years 7-11

It is possible to apply for an in-year place in Years 7-11, the process is shown below:

1. You will need to apply to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea school admissions department for an in-year transfer, naming Chelsea Academy as one of your preferences.

2. You should also complete our in-year transfer supplementary form and send it to Chelsea Academy with evidence of the child’s current address (Guidance on proof of address for in year applications).

In-year transfer supplementary form

Guidance on proof of address for in year applications

3. If a place is available in the relevant year you will be offered one. If there are no places available your child’s name will be added to our waiting list. Waiting lists are ranked in accordance with our over-subscription criteria.

Flowchart for in-year applications

Foundation Places

If you want to apply for a foundation place please visit our Foundation Places page.

Appealing an admissions decision

Please see our admission appeals timetable. You have the right to appeal against any decision not to offer a place. 

Admission appeals timetable

Appeal form and guidance notes