Admission into Year 7 in September 2017
Applications for a place in Year 7 for 2017 have now closed. We are delighted to have received over 1200 applications for the 328 available places, an increase of 14% on last year; this has been driven in part by a 10% increase in first choice applications to 453. The process of offering places is the responsibility of Croydon Council, and parents will receive offers at the beginning of March.
Should you have made an application but not have been offered a place, you have the right to appeal if you think the decision not to offer a place was incorrect. The following Letter with Appeal Information 2017 provides information on how to appeal. The Appeal Form 2017 must be downloaded, completed and returned to the school by Monday 24th April 2017 at 4pm.
For information the current prospectus for Riddlesdown Collegiate can be accessed via the Prospectus link on this page. The Approved Admissions Criteria 2017-2018 for Riddlesdown Collegiate can be accessed via the link below, along with the map showing the usual area within which applicants can be successful on the geography criterion.
Admission into Year 7 in September 2018
Following consultation the Approved Admission Criteria 2018-2019 have now been published and can be accessed via the link below. We have now removed the geographical limit on the Sibling criterion, other than in cases when the number of siblings might take the total cohort past the 328 available places. We have also added a criterion for Children of Staff at Riddlesdown Collegiate. Following feedback from the consultation, we have not changed the Primary School Attended criterion. Open Evenings and Application Arrangements 2018 will be published here in May 2017.
Admission into College VI (Sixth Form) in September 2017
To apply for a place in Year 12 for 2017, students must complete the College VI Application form on this page. The current Prospectus and Handbook for College VI can be accessed via the Prospectus link on this page.
For students who are already in secondary education and wishing to join Riddlesdown Collegiate other than at the start of Year 7, please click here to complete an online application form. Please do not use this form for Year 7 Admissions for September 2017 or for any application to join College VI (Sixth Form).