Places Available at Drayton Manor

The standard Admission Number is 240 for Years 7-11. In recent years the school has been substantially over subscribed. There were 1,015 on time applications received for entry into Year 7 in 2023. 

Sixth Form Places

The majority of Year 11 students at Drayton Manor apply for a place in Year 12 of the Sixth Form. A significant number gain admission.

Further information can be found in our Sixth Form prospectus published annually in October in the Sixth Form section. For all sixth form enquiries please email:

Admission Guidance

Further guidance on admissions and a printable copy of the admissions policy is available using the link here.

Having Chosen Drayton Manor

Parents and students of the new Year 7 intake are invited to attend a meeting at the school where the school philosophy, expectations, the Home School Agreement and routines are explained.

Main round admissions into Year 7

For main round Year 7 applications apply through the LA by contacting Ealing Council Main Round Admission.

Introducing Students to the School

Before new students start in September they are invited into Drayton Manor. During this time they meet the Head of Year, tutors and other teachers and take part in some lessons. Early in the autumn term parents are invited to the school to meet with the tutor and senior staff to discuss their child's progress. Later, spread over the year, there is a progress check, a full parents' evening and a formal report on each student's progress.

How to appeal for main round Yr 7 admissions

For children who are due to join Year 7 at High School in September 2024, the following are

key dates for the Admissions Appeal process If you wish to appeal against the decision not to

offer your child a place at the school. For your appeal to be heard as a Main Round Appeal you must submit the Appeal Form with any evidence you rely on by Friday 19 April 2024.

To submit an appeal please complete the appeal form.

•    School Admission Appeal Code 

•    Admissions Policy 2024

•    Notes of Guidance on How to Appeal

•    Admission Appeal Form

Appeals will be heard during the Summer Term 2024 and no later than 17 June 2024.

In Year Admissions into Year 7 to 11

If you would like a place for your child during the academic year, please read the Admissions Protocol here

Click here for the In Year Application Form

Leaving Drayton Manor High School

If your child is leaving Drayton Manor High School, please complete the form here as fully as possible and return it to main reception. Your child will not be removed from the school roll until the completed form is received. A letter or email notifying the school that your child is leaving will not be sufficient.


Headteacher: Ms L Mills

Drayton Bridge Road, London W7 1EU

Student absence:

General enquiries:

Finance enquiries:

School reception: 0208 357 1900

Student absence: 020 8357 5607

Staff absence: 0208 357 1910

Facilities Manager: 0208 357 1902

Finance Officer: 0208 357 1903