Starting Secondary School in 2023

If you have already applied for a reception school place for September 2023, then you will have received your child's school offer by email. Please ensure that you check your junk and spam folders for your notification email.

How to respond to your offer

You must respond to your offer now. If you originally applied online, you can respond on the eAdmissions website (external link).

Respond here if you applied online External link

If you applied on a paper or PDF application, you can respond on the Haringey website:

Respond here if you applied on paper

Alternatively, you can respond in writing to the email address below.

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Why was I offered this school?

This year over 94% of Haringey children were offered a place at one of their preferred schools, and over 71% were offered their most preferred school. Your offer email explains how your child was offered their school place.

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Waiting lists

Waiting lists will open from 22 March 2023 and from that date you will be able to check your child's waiting list position online. Your child will automatically be placed on the waiting list for any Haringey schools listed higher on your application. Applications for any school listed lower on your application have been automatically withdrawn.

Being on a waiting list does not guarantee your child a place at the school, and their position on the list could go down as well as up. Find more information on our Waiting Lists page.

To add your child to any waiting lists, or to remove them, contact Haringey School Admissions at the email address below.

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Which schools still have spaces?

As at National Offer Day, due to the increasing popularity of schools in the borough no Haringey schools have any vacancies remaining. However there is limited availability at schools in neighbouring boroughs. Contact these boroughs directly for more information about which schools have vacancies:

If you would like your child to be offered a place at any schools in neighbouring boroughs, contact Haringey School Admissions at the email address below.

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How to apply

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.

  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. 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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More information

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Contact the Admissions Service

Tel: 020 8489 1000

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Page last updated:

March 1, 2023

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