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Applying for a Secondary School Place

Parents and carers who wish their child to attend a secondary school from September 2023 must make an application through their home local authority before midnight on the 31st October 2022. To do this, please visit the Merton website here

f 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 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. 

transfer to secondary school 2022 application booklet.pdf

transferring to secondary school school presentation 2021 pptx.pdf


Transfer to Secondary School for Children with SEND

The school/SENDCo offers annual information sessions for parents/carers to support the transition for children with SEND. 

Transfer to Secondary School for Children with SEND Workshop (Part 1 & 2) - Spring 2021     

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

You can also contact her directly via email using .

Mental Health Support - Transitioning to Secondary School

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

A lot of valuable information can be found here:

BBC Bitesize - Starting Secondary School

top tips for parents leaflet 2022 final .pdf

anna freud supporting childrens transition to secondary may 2021.pdf

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - Guide to supporting children's transition to secondary school

secondaryschool transitionbooklet compass.pdf