Our admissions process is managed by the London Borough of Hounslow. To apply for a place in Years 7-11 at Isleworth & Syon School, please contact the Admissions Team at the Hounslow House, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow. You can email them at admissions@hounslow.gov.uk or go to their website.

To apply for a place in our Sixth Form, head to the Sixth Form section of this website.

The Academy Trust of Isleworth & Syon School is the admissions authority for the School and is responsible for admitting students in accordance with the current School Admissions Code (updated annually).

If you are interested in a place at our school, you are welcome to email us at the school on admissions@isleworthsyon.org to arrange a visit or to seek further information about the availability of places.

Our admissions process is managed by the London Borough of Hounslow. To apply for a place in Years 7-11 at Isleworth & Syon School, please contact the Admissions Team at the Hounslow House, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow. You can email them at admissions@hounslow.gov.uk or go to their website.

Additional guidance exists for the admission of children adopted from care from outside England and there is also further guidance on the local Fair Access Protocol on this section of the website.

Once we are informed by the Local Authority of your application, we will arrange an introductory meeting within five school days.

To apply for a place in our Sixth Form, head to the Sixth Form section of this website.

You can view the criteria below or download it via the yellow box underneath.


You can view the criteria below or download it via the yellow box underneath.


If your application to the school is unsuccessful, you have the legal right to appeal the decision. Any appeal must be made directly to the school.

The school will make arrangements for a panel, which will be completely independent of the school and the local authority, to hear your appeal. The appeal will take place at the school.

To make an appeal please download the appeals form (Word, PDF) and submit it to the school. Please do not use any other form.

You should include supporting material or evidence with your appeal form and you must state your grounds for making an appeal. Should the grounds for the appeal not be stated then your form will not be accepted.

Timetable 2023

National Offer Day: Wednesday 1 March 2023
Last Date for Lodging an Appeal: Thursday 30 March 2023 – appellants have 20 school days (from the date that their application was unsuccessful)
Final date for Hearing an Appeal: Thursday 15 June – 40 school days from the date the appeal was lodged. Specific appeal dates will be confirmed in due course.
Notice of Appeal Hearing: This will be sent to appellants 10 school days before the hearing. This notification will include a deadline for submission of any further evidence or supporting material.

Parents/carers can waive their right to the 10-day notice period.

Documentation: The clerk must send all papers required for the hearing, including names of the panel members to both parties and the panel members in a reasonable time before the date of the hearing. To allow opportunity for any objections or declarations of interest. This will be at least five school days before the hearings.
Meeting Agenda: The clerk must notify the parties of the order of the proceedings in advance of the hearing.
Production of Evidence: The admission authority must supply the clerk to the appeal panel with all relevant documents needed to conduct the hearing.

This includes details of how the admission arrangements and the coordinated admissions scheme apply to the appellant’s application. The reason for the decision to refuse admission. The number of applicants offered a place with SEN.

The School’s Statement: The school will provide a statement explanation of how the admission of an additional child would cause prejudice to the provision of efficient education or efficient use of resources. This should/could include:

  • Details of the school’s admissions policy
  • The school’s net capacity
  • Health and Safety considerations and implications
  • The impact on other students if another child were to be admitted
  • Funding and/or resource considerations.
Decisions: The decision of the appeal panel will be notified in writing to the school and the appellant as soon as possible, but no later than 5 school days after the appeal, unless there is a good reason.
The operation of the Fair Access Protocol is outside the arrangements for co-ordinated normal admissions rounds and can be triggered when a parent/carer of an eligible child has not secured a school place under the in-year admissions procedures. Hounslow’s Fair Access Protocol can be accessed here.