Banding Tests and Open Day and Admissions

Banding Tests: 25 November 2021 - the school will be running 'Banding Tests' during Thursday 25 November.  You will receive an invitation with specific times of arrival and dismissal.  Please note: we are encouraging all pupils to wear a mask and bring their own sanitisers.  All other details will be outlined in your invite.


Our Open Evenings are as follows:

Thursday 16th September 2021

Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Gates will open at 4:15pm on both days.  Last entry will be 5:00pm.  There will be a tour of the building and a talk by our Headteacher, Dr Papworth.

Due to limited capacity in the College Hall we ask that only one parent attends the evening with the child who will be applying to the College for Sept 22 entry. We thank you for your understanding.

Please be aware that the above dates are subject to change at short notice. 


The banding tests for year 7 applicants for September 22 will be held on WC  22nd November 2021. We will contact each parent with an individual appointment time and the details. Many thanks.

Click here to see Open Day Talk and Presentation Slides

Click here to see a Year 6/7 Welcome Forward introduction video to our L2L and Year 7 Diploma

Click here to stop and reflect whilst being in our Chapel

Admissions Policy and procedure for 2022-23 entry

In-Year Admissions

If your child is currently in Secondary School and you wish to apply to us, please contact the School Admissions Department of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea to complete and ‘In-Year Common Application Form’.  This form can be found on their website. Please click here for the website.

When the data comes through we will add your child to our waiting list and send you information about us with our Supplementary Information Form and Priest Reference.

You can also access this file here

Secondary Transfer – Transfer from Primary to Secondary at Year 6

If your child will be in Year 6 at Primary School from September 2021 please see below for our Admissions Policy and Procedure for 2022 entry

For the current secondary transfer process our Open Evenings / Days are Thursday 16th September and Wednesday 22nd September 2021. 

All documents needed to apply to St Thomas More Language College can be found by clicking on the links below at the bottom of the page.

A Certificate of Catholic Practice can be obtained from the Priest of the Church at which you regularly worship and will support your application – please see our Admissions Policy for more information.

For the Secondary Transfer process for entry September 2022 please click on the documents below - the 'STM SW3 2QS School Info Form 2022-23' below must be completed and handed into the school by post, hand or email.

Click here for how parents can access information for the RBKC (local authority) composite prospectus

Please note that dates may be subject to change.

St Thomas More Language College,
Cadogan Street, Chelsea,
London, SW3 2QS