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Applying to Secondary School

sec schoolFamilies with children born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005 or now in Year 6 will be starting the new school term by visiting secondary schools over the next few weeks. The council’s Secondary Schools in Lambeth 2016/17 booklet is packed with information . Read a copy online  http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/sites/default/files/sce-lambeth-secondary-schools-brochure-2016-17.pdf

On Tuesday 15th September there is a meeting 6pm to 7pm at Julian’s Primary School, 226 Leigham Court Road Sw16 2RB for families applying for a secondary school place in the 2015/16 school year and the chance to ask questions about the process.

Applications must be made by Saturday 31st October at the latest.  Apply on line at: https://www.eadmissions.org.uk/eAdmissions/app   Many schools ask for a Supplementary Information Form that must get to the school by Friday 16th or Friday 23rd October – depending on the specific school . Some schools have their own admission test.

Each school has a range of open sessions during the school day and evenings or weekends for families to visit. Details are in the Secondary Schools in Lambeth 2015/16 booklet. The FIRST open sessions at our local schools are:

  • Bishop Thomas Grant – Tuesday 15th September
  • City Heights Academy – Thursday 17th September
  • Dunraven – Tuesday 15th September
  • The Elmgreen – Tuesday 22nd September
  • The Norwood School – Monday 14th September
  • St Martin in the Fields – Thursday 17th September

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A new local secondary school?

Gipsy Hill Federation is a group of five primary schools: Kingswood Primary School, Fenstanton Primary School, Elm Wood Primary School, Paxton Primary School and Crawford Primary School.

The Federation is now looking to set up  a new 8-form entry secondary school opening as a free school in September 2016.

For details see: http://www.gipsyhillfederation.org.uk/GHFSecondary

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