Schools admissions

Secondary school admissions

Whether your child wants to go on to university, an apprenticeship or a job, the high quality teaching and supportive environment at Camden's secondary schools aims to help them reach their potential.

The Council co-ordinates the transfer from primary to secondary school for admission to all Camden state secondary schools. Find out more about Camden secondary schools in our annual guide.

  • The deadline to apply for Year 7 places in September 2018 is 31 October 2017. You can apply from this September onwards.
  • You can visit Camden secondary schools on their own open days and evenings. Download a poster with all the dates and times here
  • Meet the Parents also holds informal forums for primary parents at local schools across the borough.

Primary school admissions

Camden has some of the best primary schools in the country. We co-ordinate admission for reception places at Camden primary schools and provide advice on transfers, vacancies and appeals

Nursery admissions

Nursery admissions are dealt with by primary schools, children centres and other nursery providers in Camden and parents should apply to these directly.

Determined school admission arrangements for Camden community schools 2018-19

The 2018 community school admission arrangements have now been determined. These arrangements will be used to decide who will be offered a place in 2018-19 academic year. For more information please download the document below.

Social or medical applications for Camden community schools

To find out more about this criterion and how to apply for a school place on these grounds please see our policy and form (which should be returned to within the deadline) below:

Camden community schools determined admission arrangements

The Council’s determined school admission arrangements for 2016/17 and 2017/18 are also published here for information. You can view or download the relevant documents below.

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