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. Whether your child's aim is a place at a top university, an excellent apprenticeship or landing a great job, Camden secondary schools are high achieving and ambitious for all students.
Read our latest guide to secondary schools in Camden
Your child will be due to start secondary school in September 2023 if they were born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012. The next round of Year 7 applications for 2023 entry begins from 1 September 2022. You need to apply before the deadline of 31 October 2022.
School open days and evenings
Camden secondary schools hold open days and evenings during September and October (and in November for sixth forms). These are a great way to find out more about the schools for yourself before applying.
- 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.
- Meet the Parents also hold informal forums for primary parents at local schools across the borough
- 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)