Applying for a secondary school place
Whether it's a place at a top university, an excellent apprenticeship or landing a great job, the high quality teaching and supportive environment at Camden's secondary schools aims to help every student reach their potential. Read and download our guide to secondary schools in Camden and how to apply for a place:
- Download: Secondary schools in Camden guide – applying for a Year 7 place for September 2016 (PDF)
- Secondary schools in Camden guide – applying for a Year 7 place for September 2016 (digital version)
- Read the sections for each individual school
If your child was born between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2006 they will be due to start secondary school in September 2017. You can apply online for a Year 7 place from September 2016. The closing date for applications will be 31 October 2016.
Please note: since the above secondary admissions guide went to
press in August 2015, Camden School for Girls decided that the school would be admitting
120 girls into Year 7 rather than 116 as stated in the booklet.
School open days and evenings
- All of our schools hold open days and evenings during September and October. We
recommend you attend these to see the schools for yourself before applying. Contact individual
schools for details
- Parents of Year 5 and Year 6 primary pupils are also invited to attend our annual Moving On to Secondary School event at the Camden Centre, King’s Cross from 3.30 to 6.30pm on Thursday, 15 September 2016. You need to register for a free place
the Parents also holds informal forums for primary parents at local schools across
You can apply online for a Year 7 place from September 2016.