Primary to secondary school transfer

Primary to secondary school transfer

Whether it is 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 our guide to secondary schools in Camden.

Download: Secondary schools in Camden guide – applying for a Year 7 place for September 2019 (PDF)

Your child will be due to start secondary school in September 2020 if they were born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009.

Applications for Year 7 places will be open from 1 September 2019 until the deadline of 31 October 2019.

Apply online for a Year 7 place for September 2020

Moving On Event 2019

Camden’s annual Moving On event to help primary parents choose secondary school places for their children will be at Swiss Cottage Library on Thursday 19 September, from 4 to 6.30pm.
The event, organised by the Council's admissions team with local secondary schools, is parents’ opportunity to:

  • find out more about what Camden secondary schools have to offer
  • receive advice on how to apply and the admissions process from the Camden admissions team
  • speak with headteachers, student ambassadors and staff from each of the Camden secondary schools.

Parents need to register for their free place on Eventbrite

School open days and evenings

Camden secondary schools hold open days and evenings during September and October. We recommend you attend these to see the schools for yourself before applying. View or download a poster with all the upcoming dates for autumn term 2019 below:

Meet the Parents also holds informal forums for primary parents at local schools across the borough.