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Applying for Secondary School (Year 7)

Information on transferring from primary to secondary school in September 2015 for children born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004.

You can start your online application from 1 September 2014 and have until 31 October 2014 to apply. National Offer Day will be 2 March 2015.

Before you apply we strongly advise that you:

If you live within the London Borough of Sutton check here to find out how far away the schools you are interested in applying to (including schools in Sutton and some schools in Kingston, Croydon, Merton and Surrey) are from your address.

School distance checker

A list of outborough schools can be found on the following local authority websites Croydon; Kingston; Merton and Surrey

Once you have reviewed the above guidance and chosen the schools you would like to apply to, the easiest way is to apply online 

Apply here for your child's school place  to start your online application using the e-admissions website (applications are open from 1st September 2014)

Supplementary forms

Some schools may ask for a supplementary form to be completed. The online application will advise you if this is the case, or this link has more details. 

Key dates

1 September 2014

Online applications open.

September to October 2014

Parents and carers can arrange visits to schools. Please visit school websites for details or see link for pdf icon Transfer To Secondary School Open Evenings dates 2015.pdf [62kb]

31st October 2014

Closing date for applications. After this date your application will be considered as late.

12 December 2014

Latest date that an application that is late for good reason can be accepted. Reasons and evidence must be presented with the application before this date.

2 March 2015

Notification of outcome posted to parents at their home address, by first class post.

Evening of 2 March 2015

Results available for applications submitted online.

30th March 2015

Latest date by which Community School appeal forms can be received to guarantee a Summer Term hearing.

May to June 2015

Admissions appeals.

July 2015

Students transferring to Sutton secondary schools spend a day at their new school - check with individual schools for details.

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