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 2024

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 will take place on Tuesday 19 September 2023, from 5-7pm, but you are very welcome to visit the school with your child before then. We run tours of the school every day at 9.00am 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 watch this video about our school ethos, 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 call 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.

Applying for a place in Year 7 for September 2023

The PAN London applications process for the new year 7 intake for September 2023 has now finished.  If you have recently moved to the area or would still like to apply to SJBC for a place in year 7 for this September please call our Admissions Officer, Mrs Hailes on 0207 924 8310 or email: to find out how to make a late application.

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.  Please contact the school and speak to our Admissions Officer, Mrs Hailes on 0207 924 8310 or email: to find out if there are places available or to join the waiting list. 

If you'd like a tour of the school please call 0207 924 8310 or email  If you then decide to apply you will need to contact Wandsworth Pupil Services. They can be contacted by phone on 020 8871 7316 or by email at