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Update Regarding Admission Test 2020


In light of current social distancing and other guidelines in place, we are proposing a variation to our admission arrangements for 2021 entry with regard to the Admission Test. This page will be updated with the latest information and families who have submitted a SIF will be written to by email with any changes. Please click the link below for more information:

Proposed Variation for Year 7 for 2021 Entry


(for children born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010)

Applications are now open for September 2021 entry. Any family wishing to apply for a Year 7 place at Dunraven School must complete two forms:

- Common Application Form (CAF) from your Local Authority

- Supplementary Information Form (SIF) from Dunraven School

The closing deadline to submit these forms was 31 October 2020. Late applications may still be submitted; please refer to our Admissions Policy for information.

The London Borough of Lambeth’s Admissions page is linked HERE


Open Sessions and Virtual Tour

Please see the following page for more information on our open sessions and virtual tour:

Open Sessions and Virtual Tour



Please note the following key dates in the application process for Year 7 2021 entry:

September 2020: Prospectus and admissions information available from the school and the website and applications begin

Saturday 31 October 2020: Deadline for submission of the Common Application Form (CAF) to your home Local Authority and the Supplementary Information Form (SIF) to Dunraven School.

Saturday 14 November 2020: Admission Test (to be confirmed, see above)

January 2021: Governors’ Admissions Committee review applications received under the Medical/Social criterion

Monday 1 March 2021: National Offer Day. Local Authorities will notify families of the offer of a school place.

Tuesday 2 March 2021: Dunraven School will write directly to applicants who have a) been offered a place at the school or b) have not been offered a place and have not been offered a school of a higher preference on their Common Application Form.

March 2021*: Waiting list information available to families upon request. Appeal packs available for those who wish to consider appealing the decision not to offer a school place.

Monday 15 March 2021: Deadline for return of acceptances to Dunraven School and the Local Authority

March 2021*: Second round offers made for any places not accepted in the first round of offers

April 2021*: Deadline for submission of appeal forms

June 2021*: Appeals heard

*exact dates to be confirmed

For any questions, please contact the Admissions Office by email:

The Supplementary Information Form, Admissions Policy for 2021 Entry, Prospectus, Guidelines to Application, Frequently Asked Questions and Previous Offers Information are available using the links below: 

Guidelines to Application

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions Policy for 2021 Entry

Supplementary Information Form

Previous Offers Information

Prospectus for 2021 Entry


In-Year Admissions 

Applications for current Year 7 - Year 11

Applications are now open for In-Year places for current Years 7 to 11 for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Application Form, Admissions Policy and Frequently Asked Questions are available using the links below.

Applications made in the 2019-20 academic year do not carry forward into the 2020-21 academic year. If you have applied previously and have not yet been offered a place, you will need to submit a new In-Year application form. For any questions, please contact the Admissions Office by email to  

This form is NOT for Year 7 applications for 2021 entry. For Year 7 for 2021 entry, please see the relevant admissions section above.

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions Policy for 2020-21

In-Year Application Form

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