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Year 7 Entrants

Details of Open Evenings for pupils hoping to join the School in September 2021 will be published here once we have received guidance further guidance from the Government regarding the safety of visitors to the School.

In the meantime, the School Prospectus and other relevant admission details are available on this website.

Parents should express a preference for the School on their Local Authority's (LA) Common Application Form (either online or by post) which should be returned to the LA by the date on the application form.  Parents applying for a place at this School must also complete the CSSE's Supplementary Information Form (SIF) (either online at or by post), which must be returned to the CSSE by the date on that form.

Details of the Entrance Test for 2021 entry will be announced by the CSSE soon and we will share those details here when we have the information is available,

Further information on admission to WHSB can also be found in the Southend Borough Council booklet on Secondary School Admissions.

Appeals (Year 7 September 2020 Entry)

Following National Offer Day on Monday 2 March 2020, should you wish to Appeal against Non-Admission to this School, it would be helpful if you notify the Headmaster, in writing, no later than Monday 16 March 2020.  Information about the Appeals process and Appeal documentation will then be sent out to appellants. The deadline for receipt of completed Admission Appeal documentation is Friday 15 May 2020.  Appeals will be held on 10 and 11 June 2020.  If your Appeal documentation is received after 15 May 2020, your Appeal may not be heard before the end of the Summer Term.