Year 6/7 transition

WELCOME - we are looking forward to welcoming our new Year 7 (Yellow Ties) who will be joining us in September 2018. There is more information about what will happen before you join us in September if you scroll down this page.

If you would like to visit the college before the deadline to accept your place, we have two mornings for tours.

Tuesday 13th March & Wednesday 14th March both at 9am

Please phone to book a place in advance to ensure we have enough tour guides to take you around. Tours can be booked by contacting Fiona Wilkins

Tel: 0208 672 8582



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Here are key dates for those joining the college in Year 7 in September 2018.


31st October 2017- Deadline for applications

Wandsworth Council recommend you complete your form and submit it by Friday 20th October before the half term break. You should submit your application for secondary school places to your home borough (ie the borough where you live).

March 2018- Year 7 Offers

You will receive your offer of a place at Ernest Bevin College in March. Wandsworth Council will post offers on 1st March 2018. Online applicants will be sent a notification email from 5pm on 1st March.

March/April 2018- Year 7 places accepted

You must reply to your home borough accepting the place you have been offered by 15th March. You can choose to stay on the waiting list for schools of higher preference. It is advsiable to accept the offer you have received to ensure you have a place, this can be declined if you are offered a place at another school you have been on the waiting list for.  A second round of offers will be made and places may continue to come available into the summer term as the waiting lists move.

Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th March

School tours for those who havent visited the school before ahead of the deadline to accept offers. Please book a place in advance and arrive at 9am. Boys must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Week commencing 11th June - 'Interviews'

Each boy who has accepted a place at EBC is invited to come into the college with their parents or guardians to meet a member of staff. The meeting is a chance to fill in the necessary paperwork, order school uniform and ask any questions you may have - it is not an 'academic' or selective interview.

SUMMER OPEN MORNINGS - Tuesday 19th & Thursday 21st June 9-11am

Although these Open Mornings are primarily aimed at pupils looking to make the transition next year, you are very welcome to come and see the college on a normal working day. There will be a chance to tour the college, see lessons taking place and the facilities. There will also be the chance to ask questions to the Principal and members of the Senior Leadership team who will be based in the library.



Children identified with an additional need will be invited in for an induction morning with the SEND team to help familiarise the boys and their families with the college


INDUCTION EVENING - Thursday 12th July 

All Year 6 boys are invited into college with their parents. There will be a short presentation by the Head of Year and then the year group will break up into tutor groups and boys will have the chance to meet your tutor and other students who will be in your tutor group.


FIRST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM - Tuesday 4th September 2018

Only Year 7 students come into college on this first day of term. The Year 7 team will run an induction programme to help the boys get to know other members of their tutor group and to find their way around school.

We also run Year 7 & 8 buddy afternoons during the first half term to help new students get to know boys in other tutor groups and those in the year above them.

There is more information about Year 7 Induction Day by clicking the link. If you have any questions about Year 6/7 transition please contact the college on Tel: 020 8672 8582.


Before a student starts at EBC he & his parents are asked to sign a partnership agreement. Click on the link below to see a copy of this agreement

EBC Partnership Agreement


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