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 2024 if they were born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013. The next round of Year 7 applications for 2024 entry begins from 1 September 2023. You need to apply before the deadline of 31 October 2023.
Camden Moving On to Secondary School Event - Francis Crick Institute, 21 September 2023: SOLD OUT
Please note: this event is now fully-booked. If you didn't get a ticket, please consider attending the remaining schools' open events below.
School open days and evenings 2023
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 poster with all the dates and times below:
Short films about Camden secondary schools
- Watch: Talking Heads - Headteachers from each of Camden's 10 state secondary schools give a short pitch on what makes their school special. A Meet the Parents production, originally released in September 2021 and now updated in July 2023 (length: 3 minutes, 34 secs)
- 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)