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Starting Secondary School in 2016

Secondary school admission 2016

If you live in Haringey and your child was born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005 you will need to apply for a secondary school place for September 2016.

If you live in Haringey, you must apply through us for a school place, even if the school is located in another borough.

If you live outside Haringey you can still apply for schools in Haringey but you must list them on the form of your own local authority.

We strongly recommend that you apply online for a school place (external website). You can access the internet for free at any Haringey library and you can change your application at any point up until the closing date.

Haringey residents should follow the steps below to apply for a secondary school

Download the Secondary School Admissions booklet (PDF, 2MB)

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How to apply for a secondary school place


If your child was born on or between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005

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Read the information about secondary schools here on our website

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Read the secondary admissions booklet about the selection process

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Find your nearest secondary school using the schools finder service at the GOV.UK website (external link)

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Decide which 6 schools you would like to list on your application and the order you prefer them. They can be located in Haringey or in another local authority.

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Log on to the e-admissions website from 1 September and apply online (external link)

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Changing your application

You can make changes to your application until the closing date of 31 October 2015.

If you applied online, you can make changes as many times as you like, using the online system, up to 31 October 2015.

If you applied using a paper form, you must contact the Admissions Service in writing before 31 October 2015.

  • We cannot accept changes over the telephone
  • Preferences cannot be changed after 31 October 2015

Changing your address: once you are resident at your new address you must contact us immediately in writing or by email and provide proofs of your new address. Your child’s record will be updated if you provide proofs of your new address before the 11 December 2016. If we receive the information after 11 December 2016 we will not be able to update your home to school distances until after 01 March.

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Contact the Admissions Service

School Admissions Team
3rd Floor
River Park House
225 High Road
N22 8HQ

Tel: 020 8489 1000
Email: schooladmissions@haringey.gov.uk

Applications in person: please see an officer in our Customer Service Centres.

Page Last Updated:

28 August 2015

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