​If you have any questions that aren't answered on this page, or by the Online Application​ Guide, please contact the Admissions team.​

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Can I be added to your reserve list?

​The reserve list is generated at the same time as the main ballot. That is, in September of the year before entry. If you have a place on the reserve list it will show a reserve list number on your online account. We are not able to add to the reserve list after this point.​

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How do I apply?

​​All applications are completed online using the Esher College online applications system.

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How is the reserve list generated?

​The reserve list is generated by ballot in the same way as Open place offers are made. ​

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How likely is it that reserve list students will be offered a place?

​This is impossible to answer as it varies from year to year. We can say that some reserve list students have been offered places most years in the recent past.​​

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How many scheduled hours of teaching per subject will I receive per week?

​You will receive approximately 4 hours 20 minutes per subject per week​

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How many students are placed on the reserve list each year?

​We usually have a reserve list of around 200 students.​

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How often do I need to check my account to see if I have moved up the list?

​You do not need to check your online account, we will write to you if we are able to offer you a place.​

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I can’t remember my password what do I do?

​Please use the reset password facility on the front screen of the online application system to request a new password (see Section 16 of the online guide). This will generate an email to your email address with a link, click on the link and you will be required to enter your new password.

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My application states that it is pending, what does this mean?

​​All Open Applications will be pending until the outcome of the ballot has been released whereby you will be able to log-in to your account to check if you have been successful.

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What age are students at Esher College?

​​Esher College provides education for students aged 16-19. Applications are therefore accepted from prospective students who will be aged 16 or 17 at the point of enrolment.

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What is my UCI number?

​Your UCI number is your Unique Candidate Identifier. Your current school should be able to provide you with this information. This is not a mandatory field and you can complete your application without it.

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What is my ULN number?

​​Your ULN number is your Unique Learner Number. Your current school should be able to provide you with this information. This is not a mandatory field and you can complete your application without it.

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What is the length of the College Day?

​The College Day starts at 8:55, with last lesson finishing at 4:15. Students will have an individual timetable once they have enrolled.​​

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When can I apply?

​Guaranteed Applicants apply in the June/July window of year 10
Open Applicants apply in the September window of year 11

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When will I hear about my interview?

​Interviews are held once a month between November and March and you will be given one week's notice. Interviews are always between 3:15 and 5:30 and you may need to ask permission from your school to leave early.​

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