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The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT) is a Surrey based Multi-Academy Trust, comprising four secondary, six primary and two special schools with two further under development. We are proud of our ethos of collaboration and inclusion, "Bringing out the best" in students of all abilities and backgrounds. Visit website

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The Howard Partnership Trust is the Admissions Authority for Howard of Effingham School and will admit students without reference to aptitude or ability from the locality and other areas to a level at which a quality of education can be provided for all. 

Admissions Policy 2022

Admissions Policy 2021

Admissions arrangements for all THPT schools comply with the School Admissions Code and the School Appeals Code (please select to view).

Oversubscription criteria (including the order in which they will be applied) can be found in the Admissions Policy above.

  Catchment Maps (please select to view).


APPLICATION FOR YEAR 7 (current Year 6 moving to Year 7 in September)

Applications for Year 7 in September should be directed to Surrey County Council (  

To view the timeline for new Year 7 appeals, please select Year 7 Appeals Information.


IN-YEAR APPLICATION (current Years 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11)

The In-Year Application Form is to be used for CURRENT Years 7 to 11 only (please select to view):

    In Year Application Form   

    Guidance Notes for In-Year Admissions



Please see the separate Sixth Form page.

For students NOT currently at Howard of Effingham School, please use our application form:

2022 Sixth Form Application Form

2021 Sixth Form Application Form

PLEASE NOTE:  Howard of Effingham School's current Year 11 students should apply via sims-online.


Further information regarding applications

WAITING LISTS:  Students registered on the Howard of Effingham's waiting lists will be kept on file until the end of the school year.  To remain on the waiting list for the following year, please advise the Admissions Officer at the end of the school year.

YOUR DETAILS:  It is your responsibility to inform us of any changes to your address, telephone numbers or email address as, should a place become available, we will contact you via details provided.

APPEALS:  If a place is not available upon application, you do have the right to apply for an appeal hearing through the Surrey Schools Appeal Service; their website for guidance on appeals is

TOURS:  Please see our Home Page for tours in 2021


If you wish to contact the Admissions Officer please email