School Open Event.

We hope that our virtual tour and Head Teacher's welcome provides an exciting opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of our school and meet our teachers and students!

To view the virtual online tour of our school please click here


If you wish to apply to Wilmington Grammar School for Girls 2022 entry you will need to have registered and sat the Kent Test (Kent procedure for entrance to secondary schools age 11 assessment tests PESE).

Applications for places to start in Year 7 must be made through your Local Education Authority using the Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF).  Your daughter’s primary school will have copies of your LEA Admission to Secondary School booklet which provides information on the admission process for transfer from Year 6 to Year 7.  Applications can be made on line through your LEA website or using the SCAF.

Admissions to Year 7 for Wilmington Grammar School for Girls are co-ordinated by Kent County Council (KCC). Information regarding admission to Kent schools is found here.

Parents must register for their daughter to take the PESE test with KCC.  Registration is usually open during June each year.  Please check the KCC website to confirm the exact closing date.  Late registrations are not accepted unless you are moving into the area.

Only those students who are assessed as suitable for a grammar school education will be offered a place.  Places are offered in accordance with the Admissions Policy as published by the Governing Body.

Supplementary Form

You only need to complete a Supplementary Form if you:

(1) have a sibling currently attending WGSG or WGSB

(2) your daughter has been registered for free school meals in the last 6 years and you live within a 3 mile radius of the school.  If this applies to you, you will need to get a letter from your daughter's school confirming this.

The supplementary form can be found below.


If your child is due to start secondary school in September 2022, you can appeal if you are refused a place at one of your preferred schools on National Offer Day (Tuesday 1 March 2022).  You must submit your appeal before Monday 28 March 2022 for it to be considered by Thursday 16 June 2022. Any appeals received after this time will be heard within 40 school days from the deadline, or where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged where reasonably possible in line with updated guidance from the Department for Education.

Appeal forms (Secondary Appeals Form 2022 can be found below) and any supporting documents need to be sent directly to Wilmington Grammar School for Girls either by post or via email. The email address these can be sent to is

Please note that you can only submit an appeal form if you named WGSG on  your Secondary Common Application Form (SCAF) on/by 1st November 2021.

Please see the documents (at the bottom of this page) to support you with the process of making an appeal this year, as well as the key general documentation the school will be providing the appeals panel.

Key Dates

Monday 1st November 2021

Submit your Secondary Common Application Form to your Local Authority

Tuesday 1st March 2022

National Offer Day: emails sent after 4pm and letters sent 1st class post

Tuesday 15th March 2022

Deadline for late applications and waiting list requests to be included in the Kent County Council reallocation stage.  

Also the date by which places should be accepted or declined to the school

Monday 28th March 2022

Deadline for lodging appeals

Tuesday 26th April 2022

Kent County Council to reallocate places that have become available from the schools' waiting list. 

The school will maintain the waiting list from this date.

In Year Admissions

Applications from students wishing to transfer to Wilmington Grammar School for Girls should be made via the school by completing an In Year Casual Application Form (IYCAF).  If places are available applicants will be required to sit admission tests at the school to assess their suitability.

The school admits eligible students who are successful in our admission tests where places are available in Years 7 & 8.  Admission part way through the preparation for GCSE examinations (i.e Years 9, 10 & 11) is not advisable, therefore the school would only admit a student after the start of Year 9 in exceptional circumstances where a place is available.

For details concerning our Admissions policy to WG6 please refer to our WG6 website

Admissions to Year 12

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls offers a collaborative Sixth Form – WG6 - in partnership with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys.

WG6 admits boys and girls to follow AS/A Level courses if they achieve the required GCSE grades for the courses chosen. 

Full details can be viewed here