Secondary school open events

Due to current social distancing guidelines, many secondary schools are offering online open days for children seeking admission in 2021.

Below are the local Catholic secondary schools currently offering information about admissions virtually. Click on the links to find out more. 

To see a full list of local schools, visit Croydon Council’s website.

Bishop Challoner, 228 Bromley Road, Shortlands, Bromley, BR2 0BS
Mixed, independent
Virtual Open Morning, Saturday 3 October. 

Bishop Thomas Grant, Belltrees Grove, Streatham Wells, SW16 2HY
Mixed, voluntary aided
A virtual tour will be available to view here at the end of September

Coloma Convent Girls’ School, Upper Shirley Road, Croydon, CR9 5AS
Girls, voluntary aided.
Head teacher’s speech, Thursday 24 September
Team leaders discuss academic subjects, Tuesday 6 October

The Cedars, Coombe Road, Lloyd Park, Croydon CR0 5RD
Boys, independent
Virtual Open Evening, Tuesday 13 October, 6 – 7pm

The John Fisher School, Peaks Hill, Purley CR8 3YP
Boys, voluntary aided
Virtual tour
Year 7 transition information

The Laurels School, 1 Chelsea Embankment, London, SW3 4LG
Girls, independent
Virtual open event, October 15, 7pm – register here.

St Philomena’s, Pound St, Carshalton SM5 3PS
Girls, voluntary aided
Book a virtual open morning webinar with the head teacher (four sessions are available on 21, 23, 25, 29 September)

Thomas More, Russell Hill Road, Purley, CR8 2XP.
Mixed, voluntary aided.

Introduction to Thomas More school
A virtual tour will be available to view here from Tuesday 6 October

The school is also holding open mornings every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am – 10:15am, until the end of October.

To book an appointment email:

Wimbledon College, Edge Hill, London, SW19 4NS
Boys, voluntary aided
Virtual open evening, Thursday 24 September, 5pm, 6pm or 7pm