Starting Secondary School in 2023

If you live in Haringey and your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 you will need to apply for a secondary school place for September 2023.

The deadline to apply for a secondary school place is 31 October 2022.


How to apply

  1. Read about secondary schools and how to apply in our Secondary School Admissions Booklet (PDF, 6MB)
  2. Measure your distance to local schools using Haringey's Distance Calculator.
  3. Check past cut-off distances - consider which schools you are likely to be offered.
  4. Attend a school open event or watch an online virtual tour.
  5. Attend an online 'How To Apply Talk' to get advice about applying for secondary schools.
  6. Apply online:

Apply online External link

Alternatively, you can email or call the number below to have a paper form posted to you.

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Online talks - advice on how to apply

We are running a series of online meetings to help parents and carers apply for secondary school places. Each talk will last approximately 30 minutes, and families can ask questions afterwards.

You can join the talks by clicking on the links below at the scheduled time of the meetings. Make sure you read the instructions on how to join before the talk begins.

Wednesday 21 Sep, 9.30am - join online (external link)

Thursday 29 Sep, 6pm - join online (external link)

Friday 7 Oct, 12pm - join online (external link)

Tuesday 11 Oct, 4pm - join online (external link)

Monday 17 Oct, 10am - join online (external link)

Tuesday 25 Oct, 1pm - join online (external link)

Thursday 27 Oct, 5pm - join online (external link)

Instructions on how to join the online talks

  • Click on the link to join the meeting.
  • You should then be given an option to join via your browser or via the Microsoft Teams app.
  • If you wish to access Teams via your browser, make sure to use a compatible browser such as Chrome or Edge.
  • There should be an option to join as a guest.
  • If you do not already have the app installed, you can download the Microsoft Teams app for free:
  • If you have more time, you can also access Teams via either the app or desktop by creating an account and signing up free of charge.
  • Make sure to arrange your Teams access on your chosen device before the talk starts.

More information


Contact the Admissions Service

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

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Page last updated:

November 2, 2022

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