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Moving to Secondary School

Moving from Primary to Secondary School in September 2021

Year 7 Admission for September 2021

For all children born from 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for year 7 secondary school place for September 2020, unless the child is on roll at an All Through school (Chobham Academy, Langdon Academy or School 21) as they will automatically move into year 7 unless they would prefer  

All reception 2021 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority.‚Äč


National closing date for on time year 7 applications 31 October 2020

National offer date for on time year 7 applicants 1 March 2021


For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

For children lives outside Newham, whose family wants them to attend this school their application must be made through their home borough naming tis school as a preference on their application.


Before submitting a year 7 application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2020 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Secondary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.  If possible look at their virtual tours.

Remember, families must apply for a place, even if their child:

  • Has a brother or sister attending the school;
  • Lives in the schools priority area (for Sarah Bonnell only )
  • Attends a link school (for Stratford School Academy only)


Information on the year 7 application process


London Borough of Newham’s Determined School Admission Arrangements for entry from September 2021


Determined admissions arrangements September 2022/23


Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2020 for September 2021 year 7 applications


Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions


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