Admission to Camden schools

Nursery admissions

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

Primary school reception admissions

We co-ordinate admission for reception places at Camden primary schools. We also provide advice on transfers, vacancies and appeals.

Secondary school transfer

Camden 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.

Applications for Year 7 places for September 2023 open on 1 September 2022. The deadline to apply for Year 7 places is 31 October 2022.

You can also visit Camden secondary schools during their school open events. Download a Camden secondary schools open events 2022 poster here. Please note that Hampstead School's Sixth Form open evening is on Thursday, 17 November, at 5pm - not 10 November, as advertised incorrectly on the poster.

In-year school admissions

An in-year application is when you make an application to a school outside of the normal admissions round. This is at a time when your child should already be attending school. Camden schools organise in-year admissions themselves.

Social or medical applications for Camden community schools

Find out more about this and how to apply for a school place on these grounds. See our policy and form:

Social and medical policy (PDF) 

Social and medical form (DOC)

The form needs to be returned to admissions@camden.gov.uk within the deadline.

Children Missing Education

Please inform the London Borough of Camden if you know of a child of compulsory school age who:

  • is not on a school roll
  • is not being educated at home, privately, or in alternative provision

If you have any queries or want to notify us of a child missing from education, please contact Sona Ruparell, School Inclusion and Children Missing Education Officer, on 020 7974 4596 or email Sona.Ruparell@camden.gov.uk

CME Policy March 2022-23 (PDF)

School admission policies

Consultation of the 2024/25 admissions arrangements

 

Kentish Town C of E Primary School

Kentish Town admission arrangements document

The change proposed is to add the criterion below:

4. Children whose Parent(s) is a permanently contracted employee of Kentish Town CE Primary School where the member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made.

The consultation period for Kentish Town C of E Primary School proposed admissions arrangements will run from 7 December 2022 to 18 January 2023

Please send any comments on the proposed arrangements to Sarah Haag via admin@kentishtown.camden.sch.uk

For further information, please visit Admissions - Kentish Town C of E Primary School​​​​

 

St Eugene de Mazenod Catholic Primary


St Eugene admission arrangements document

St Eugene SIF 2024/25

The change proposed is to remove below:

Note 1: The Governing Body will give top priority after the appropriate category of looked after children, to an application where compelling evidence is provided at the time of
application, from an appropriate professional such as a doctor, priest or social worker, of an
exceptional social, medical, pastoral or other need of the child, which can only be met at this
school.

The consultation period for St Eugene de Mazenod Catholic Primary proposed admissions arrangements will run from 9 December 2022 to 20 January 2023

Please send any comments on the proposed arrangements to admin@steugene.camden.sch.uk

For further information, please visit https://www.steugene.camden.sch.uk/

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La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School

La Sainte Union admission arrangements document

The consultation period for La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School proposed admissions arrangements will run from 16 December 2022 to 31 January 2023

Please send any comments on the proposed arrangements to general@lsu.camden.sch.uk

For further information, please visit https://www.lasainteunion.org.uk/

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Camden LA community schools

Camden LA proposed admission arrangements

The proposed changes

Haverstock School to increase their published admission number (PAN) to 139.  The previous admission number was 135, the increased PAN will include 4 autism resource places.
Haverstock School no longer offering music aptitude places.
New End Primary School to reduce admission number from 60 to 30

The consultation period for Camden LA community schools proposed admissions arrangements will run from 16 December 2022 to 31 January 2023​​​​​​​

Please send any comments on the proposed arrangements to admissions@camden.gov.uk

 

Camden community schools - determined school admission arrangements

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