Applying for a place at St John Bosco College

Applying for a place at St John Bosco College

Applying for a place in Year 7 for September 2022

We would love to hear from you.  St John Bosco College is an outstanding Roman Catholic, Salesian school, a Christian community based on gospel values, with an approach shaped by the life and example of St John Bosco. We welcome applications from all members of the community and we place a strong emphasis on respecting diversity and celebrating the dignity of each and every person. 

Our Open Evening takes place on Monday 20 September from 4.30-7.00pm with a talk from the Headteacher at 5.30pm and 6.30pm. 

We are also running tours of the school every day at 9.00am, starting on Monday 13 September for parents who would like to see the school in action. To book your place please telephone the school on 0207 924 8310 or email 

For those of you who can't visit us in person we would urge you to look at our welcome video, read our newsletters, visit our YouTube channel and find out what our parents say about us on this website.  Should you wish to have a telephone or Zoom meeting with a member of staff to ask questions and find out more about St John Bosco College contact us on the number or email address above and we would be delighted to arrange this for you.

Applications for admission into Year 7 are coordinated by the local authority in which you live.  All parents will need to complete the Common Application Form and submit this, usually online, by 31 October.  Wandsworth residents can find information on the admissions process here.  For residents of other boroughs please contact your local authority for further details.

We encourage applicants who come from a faith background to complete our supplementary information form (SIF) which you can download from this website.

Applications for places in Year 7 for September 2021

Applications are now closed for the Year 7 intake in September 2021 and parents will have already beeeeen notified by their local authority on about which school their child has been allocated. 

If you have recently arrived in the area and did not take part in the PAN London application process last Autumn please get in touch and we would also be happy to advise you.  You can contact the school by email at on 020 7924 8310 to find out more. 

Admissions in to other year groups during the academic year

In-year applications can be made at any time throughout the year if there are still places available in your child's year group.  Prospective parents are invited to contact the school in the first instance to find out if there are places available or to join the waiting list  You can book a tour by calling 0207 924 8310 or emailing if you'd like to come and see us first. If you then decide to apply you will need to do this through Wandsworth Pupil Services. They can be contacted by phone on 020 8871 7316 or by email at <admissions.