How to apply or appeal

Applications for places at Whitehall Park School are administered by Islington Council. Parents and carers must apply via the Islington Council’s online form. Every year, the closing date for reception class applications falls on 15 January, and notification letters are sent out the following April communicating the result of the process.

See our Admissions Policies page for details of our criteria.

How to Apply (Powerpoint Presentation)

In-Year Applications:

For any other year groups please apply through the Islington website and complete the ‘In year application’. If there is a place available we will contact you and invite you for a school tour, if however there is not one available you will be placed on the waiting list.


To Appeal a Decision for a place at Whitehall Park School please download and complete this BPET APPEALS Form. This form must be sent no later than 20 days after the date of the decision against which you wish to appeal.

This is what will happen next:
1. You will be told 10 school days in advance where and when your appeal is to be heard.
2. You will be invited to attend the hearing and, you may be accompanied by a friend or be
represented. If you cannot attend the appeal your written appeal will be heard in your absence.
3. 5 days before the hearing you will be sent a written summary of the School’s case and the reasons
for the decision against which you are appealing.
4. The proceedings, which will be as informal as possible, will normally be as follows:
(i) case for the school;
(ii) questioning by the parent and panel;
(iii) the case for the parent;
(iv) questioning by School and panel;
(v) reply and summing up by School;
(vi) summing up by the parent.