Applying for Secondary School
Children born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013 will transfer to secondary school in September 2024. Applications should be submitted no later than 11:59pm on 31st October 2023.
If you miss this deadline please contact the Schools Admissions Team immediately for further advice. Secondary school place offers for all on time applicants will be posted on 1st March 2024.
Making an application
Southwark Council process all school applications for Southwark borough residents. You cannot apply directly to schools (apart from private schools).
If you live outside the London Borough of Southwark, you must apply to your local council, even if you want to apply for a Southwark school. You can however include Southwark schools on your home local authority application.
Southwark residents should apply online at http://www.eadmissions.org.uk/ from 1st September 2023.
Online applications will only be processed when proof of address and parental responsibility have been received by the Admissions Team. If you are unable to make an online application, paper forms are available on request from the Southwark Council Admissions Team.
You can view or download the moving on to secondary education information here and access more information and advice.
Children with an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP)
If your child has an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), please do not complete an application form but contact the Special Educational Needs team on 020 7525 4278 for further information.
You can view Southwark's local offer information here.