How to apply
The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is a co-educational state boarding school for boys and girls aged 7-18. We offer Full Boarding (Years 3-13), Flexi Boarding (Years 3-11), and Sixth Form Non-Boarding places. Further information regarding how to make an application can be found below.
Have a question? The Admissions Office is open in term-time and during the school holidays. Please get in touch on 01737 649001 if you have a query.
Boarding Application (Year 3-11)
Flexi Boarding Application (Year 3 and Year 7)
Admissions to Year 7 for Flexi Boarding are coordinated by Surrey County Council. Applications for a place in September 2024, using the Surrey application form must be submitted by 31st October 2023. It is also necessary to complete the school application form (also known as a supplementary form). The same applies for admissions to Year 3 Flexi Boarding, but the deadline for Year 3 is 15th January 2024.
Flexi Boarding In-Year Application (Years 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10)
Once you have submitted an application, you will receive an automated email to confirm your application has been entered on our system. In-year applications are processed by the Admissions Office and are dealt with in a timely manner. We aim to respond to parents regarding the outcome of their application as quickly as possible. Information regarding appeals can be found here.
For further information, please see Surrey Country Council's website: Apply for an in year school place - Surrey County Council (surreycc.gov.uk)
Sixth Form Application (Year 12 - Boarding or Non-Boarding)
Current pupils will receive an internal application and do not need to apply via the above link.
- Please note that the school cannot consider an application unless an application form has been submitted. If you are applying for a Flexi Boarding place to join Year 3 or Year 7 at the start of the Autumn term, please complete the application form on Surrey County Council's website (or the website of your home local authority).
- Boarding applications can be made directly to the School via the links below.
- More information about the allocation of places and how applications are prioritised can be found in the Admissions Policy page and in the Need for Flexi/Boarding page.
- The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is a state boarding school. Parents are advised that, should their child not hold a British or Irish passport, it is in their interest to check their child's eligibility for state education in the UK. Further information can be found here. Eligibility can be checked on the gov.uk website here.
Fiona Newport, Admissions Officer
Royal Alexandra and Albert School
Gatton Park, Reigate
Tel: (044) 01737 649 001
Fax: (044) 01737 649 002
To view our School prospectuses, please click on the links below: