Primary to secondary school transfer
Moving on to secondary school
The high quality teaching and supportive environment at Camden's secondary schools aims to help every student reach their potential. That's whether your aim is a place at a top university, an excellent apprenticeship or landing a great job. All Camden secondary schools are currently rated either 'good' or 'outstanding' by Ofsted.
Read our latest guide to secondary schools in Camden:
Your child will be due to start secondary school in September 2022 if they were born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011. Applications for Year 7 places open on 1 September 2021. Please apply before the deadline of 31 October 2021.
School open days and evenings 2021
Camden secondary schools will hold open days and evenings in September and October 2021 (and in November for sixth forms). These are a great way to find out more about the schools for yourself before applying.
- Download: Poster / flyer for Camden secondary school open events 2021. Please confirm event day / time with the school you wish to visit before attending
- Camden School for Girls have now decided to hold their open events 'virtually' (online) and other schools may decide to do the same so it's important to check in advance
- Parliament Hill School will now hold their open evening on Thursday 7 October, from 5pm to 7.30pm (not 23 September, as originally planned). Please book your place for the open evening on the school's website here. Open mornings will be held on 12, 13, 14 October, from 9am to 10.30am. Please book your place for the open mornings here
- Meet the Parents also hold informal forums for primary parents at local schools across the borough. Some are in-person and some online - details here
- Watch: a short film about Camden secondary schools and what makes them special, which features interviews with students, parents and staff (length: 4 minutes, 46 secs)