Dundonald Primary School

Transfer to Secondary School 

Applying for a Secondary School Place

Parents and carers who wish their child to attend a secondary school from September 2025 must make an application through their home local authority before midnight on the 31st October 2024. When applications open for 2025 please visit the Merton website here. 

If you are unable to access the information and application online please call 0208 274 4906 and request a paper copy of the secondary schools guidance booklet and application form.

Please also read the 'Guide to applying for a Secondary School place' on Merton's website.

Important admission dates can be found here.

Please be aware that some secondary schools hold Open Evenings in the summer term before applications open. Please visit the websites of the schools you are interested in for more information or scroll further down this page for information from schools who have informed us of their admissions process. 

Please do not submit an application if your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan. Please contact Merton's SEN Team for information regarding the application process. 

In September 2023 our pupils went to the following schools and for September 2024 our pupils are transferring to:

Carshalton Boys Sports College, City of London Girls' School, Coombe Boys' School, Coombe Girls' School, Epsom College, Ewell Castle, Fulham Boys' School, German School London, Glenthorne High School, Halls School,  Hampton School, Harris Academy Wimbledon, Homefield Prep, King's College School, Kingston Grammar School, Nonsuch High School for Girls, Rayners Park High School, Reeds School, Ricards Lodge School for Girls, Rutlish School, St John's School, St Paul's Girls School, Surbiton High School, Sutton High School, Sutton Grammar School, Tiffin Girls' School, Tiffin School, Ursuline High School, Wallington Girls' High School, Wetherby Senior School, Whitgift, Wilson's School, Wimbledon College, Wimbledon High School   

 Merton Guide to Applying for Secondary School for 2025

 This has not yet been published. You can click on the guide below for 2024 for reference. Click here for how to apply for a Secondary School

Secondary School Supplementary Information

As information is sent to us from secondary schools we will add information here.

Key Dates for 2025 Admissions - Greenshaw/Nonsuch/Sutton/Wallington/Wilson's

Greenshaw High School Open Evening

Hampton School Open Days Admissions 2025

King's College Wimbledon Scholarship Information

Nonsuch High School for Girls Admissions Policy draft 2025

St Paul's School Open Days 2025 Admissions

St Paul's Girls School Open Days for 2025 Admissions

Sutton Grammar Admissions Policy draft 2025

Tiffin Girls School Admissions Criteria 2025

Tiffin Girls Open Evening 2025 Admissions

Tiffin School Admissions & Open Evening for 2025

Wallington County Grammar School Proposed Admissions Criteria and Arrangements for 2025 entry

Wallington High School for Girls Admissions Consultation 2025

Whitgift Admissons & Open Events

Wilson's School Open Days for 2025 Admissions

Wimbledon College Admissions Policy draft 2025

Wimbledon College Supplementary Information Form 2025

Wimbledon College Certificate of Catholic Practice

Transitioning to secondary school can feel like a huge leap for children and their families. Helpful information for families/children that experience a school transition can be found on the Place2Be website:

Place2Be - Getting Ready to Start Secondary School

BBC Bitesize - Starting Secondary School

Secondary School Transition

Top Tips for Parents Anna Freud Supporting the Transition to Secondary School

Please contact Claire Robson (SENCo and Mental Health Lead) via the school office if you have any questions.
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