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Admission Policy for 2018/19

The 2018/19 Admissions Policy has been endorsed by Governors and confirmed by Leigh Academies Trust.  The Determined Arrangements for 2018/19 are published below

 Admissions Policy 2018/19


To view the Royal Borough of Greenwich Admission Policy please visit

Admissions Procedures and Policy 2017/18

There are 270 places available in each year group at Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy. Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy accepts students of all abilities. Those with disabilities or special educational needs are also welcome. All places at the Academy are free and available to the local community within an admissions policy that mirrors admissions arrangements for schools in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Greenwich residents should apply via Greenwich admissions. Click here for the Academy’s admissions policy for 2017/2018 which is also available on the Royal Borough of Greenwich website.

Greenwich Contact Centre: 020 8291 8043.

Parents wishing to obtain a place in Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy from outside the borough should contact their own borough.

Arden Sixth Form Admissions

Arden Sixth Form in an inclusive community and we welcome application from students from any background looking to study in a supportive and caring environment.

Before application of the over-subscription criteria, children with a Statement of Special Educational Need or Education, Health and Care Plan which names Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy will be admitted.

Sixth Form Published Admission Number: 400 places. The Admissions criteria for the Academy, including Sixth Form, is set out in our published Admissions Policy. Click here for the Academy’s admissions policy for 2017/2018.

In the event of oversubscription the following factors will be taken into account.

  • Priority is given to students who have previously been attending Stationers’ Crown Woods Academy and who have consistently supported the Academy’s code of conduct.
  • Applicants that have achieved all required grades for the subjects identified in their application form.
  • Applicants who have attended the summer term orientation/induction day.
  • Applicants who submitted applications before the 31st January 2017.

Application Procedure

  1. All potential applicants are invited to attend one of our two Open Evenings on the 19th October and the 2nd November between 5.30pm – 7.30pm.
  2. All applicants should complete and submit an application form to the school by the 31st January 2017.
  3. Applicants will be invited to discuss their curriculum choices with a senior member of staff to ensure a suitable course is available for them.
  4. Offer will be made on the condition that the applicant achieves the examination grades required for entry into the course which they have chosen (These can be found within the Sixth Form Prospectus)
  5. Applicants holding conditional offers will be invited to attend an orientation day in the summer term.
  6. Where candidates have achieved the required grades enrolment will take place on August 24th and 25th.
  7. Application forms will be available at the open evenings and below.

Students who wish to apply for Arden Sixth Form should apply to the Academy direct. Full details and an application form are available on our Sixth Form pages of this website.

Sixth Form applications 

In Year Admissions

Applicants applying for a place at SCWA need to apply direct to the Academy. The process regarding children admitted via Fair Access Panel will be in line with Greenwich Local Authority’s published arrangements.


Parents/carers of the children who are not offered an Academy place have the right to appeal to an independent Appeal Committee under the 1998 School Standards and Framework Act. Parents wishing to appeal should obtain an appeal form from the Academy.