Schools, admissions and access to education

Information on schools, access to education, support services for schools and young people and governance on how schools are run.

Schools

  • Join or move schools

    How to apply for a school place, list of schools in the borough, appealing an admission decision.

  • Term dates

    Information about the recommended terms and holiday dates for schools which now have the autonomy to determine their own term dates.

  • Find a school

    Information about schools in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea with links to their websites and downloadable maps of school locations.

Access to Education

  • Children in employment and entertainment

    Find out about part-time work which children are allowed to do and download useful information leaflets.

  • Children Missing Education (CME)

    Children missing education (CME) are children who have no education provision; this does not include children who have a school place but are not attending. Find out more information.

  • Exclusions from school

    Here you will find information on exclusions from school.

  • Supporting School Attendance

    Information for parents/carers, school staff and other professionals working with school age children in relation to absences from school.

  • Legal action

    Guidance on legal action and what to expect

  • Transport to schools and colleges

    Download application forms for assistance with travel to school. View the transport policy for schools and colleges.

  • Elective home education

    Parents have a responsibility to make sure that their child is educated. Most children attend school for their education, but parents have the right to educate their child at home - this is called elective home…

Privacy Notices

  • Privacy Notice - School Admissions

    Privacy notice in relation to School Admissions, outlining the information we collect, how we use your personal data, how long we keep your details, your rights of access, and how to raise any concerns over the handling…

  • Privacy Notice - Elective Home Education

    Privacy notice in relation to Elective Home Education (EHE), outlining the information we collect, how we use your personal data, how long we keep your details, your rights of access, and how to raise any concerns over…

  • Privacy Notice - Children Missing Education

    Privacy notice in relation to Children Missing Education (CME), outlining the information we collect, how we use your personal data, how long we keep your details, your rights of access, and how to raise any concerns…

  • Privacy Notice - Exclusions from School

    Privacy notice in relation to Exclusions from school, outlining the information we collect, how we use your personal data, how long we keep your details, your rights of access, and how to raise any concerns over the…

  • Privacy Notice - Child Licensing in Entertainment and Employment

    Privacy notice in relation to Child Licensing in Entertainment and Employment, outlining the information we collect, how we use your personal data, how long we keep your details, your rights of access, and how to raise…

Support

Governance

  • School governors

    Information on how school governors are elected, what they do and further details for governors.

  • Instruments of government

    Instruments of government for all of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's schools.

  • SACRE

    Information about the Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) and how it works.