Blenheim High School Admissions Policy Consultation 2025

In accordance with the School Admission Code, Blenheim High School is consulting on the proposed admission arrangements for September 2025 entry.  The proposed changes are as follows: -

The changes being consulted on within the Main School Admissions Policy are:

  • The removal of Social/Medical Exception Criteria (previous listed as Category 3)

The changes being consulted on within the Sixth Form Admissions Policy are:

  • The removal of Social/Medical Exception Criteria (previous listed as Category 3 in 2024)
  • The change in new Category 3 (Children of Staff), for Staff to be have been employed for ONE year at the application closing date.
  • The removal of Distance/Proximity Criteria (previous listed as Category 5 in 2024) and replaced with:
    • The addition of new Category 4 (External Chelsea FC Blenheim Students)
    • The addition of new Category 5 (External Non Chelsea FC Blenheim Students)
  • The update of ‘Late Applications’ definition to include reference to Chelsea FC Blenheim applicants, for whom there is no application deadline.

Please find associated documents below;

Proposed Main School Admissions 2025/2026 - under consultation

Proposed Sixth Form Admissions Policy 2025/2026 - under consultation

The consultation will run from Friday 15 December 2023 until 6.00 p.m. on Friday 26 January 2024.  Anyone wishing to submit their views should email the School, marking their email subject as Admissions Consultation 2025, to admissions@blenheim.surrey.sch.uk

Alternatively, responses can be made in writing and posted to;

Mrs Florence Kann
Admissions Officer
Blenheim High School
Longmead Road
Epsom
Surrey
KT19 9BH

In any response, please include your full name, title, and contact details. 

After the closing date, responses will be collated and presented to the Full Trustees Board of the School for decision making and ratification. 

Please share with any other stakeholders who may have an interest in this information.

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