Admissions to Secondary School

Year 7 entry

Secondary Transfer - 2020/21

Our Secondary School Open Evening will be held on Thursday 3 October 2019 from 5.00 - 7.00pm.

Headteacher's talks will be at 5.15 & 6.30pm.  

There will be morning tours starting Monday 16 September and they will run every Monday & Wednesday until 9 October. Please arrive for a 9am start.

No booking necessary for any of our morning tours or the Open Evening.

The Governors Aptitude Places test will take place Saturday 12 October. If you would like your child to sit the test you must complete the application form and submit it by Friday 4 October. There will be a Parent/Carer Information Evening at the Academy on Monday 9 September 6pm - 7pm.

There are 210 places each year for entry into Year 7.  Please see our Secondary Admissions Policy below for full details.


In short, places are allocated to:

• Looked-after Children 

• Children in our own Primary School
• Siblings of pupils currently in the secondary school
• Pupils who score most highly on our Governors’ Places aptitude test.
• Distance places for those at Islington Church of England Primary Schools (Foundation places)
• Distance places without any other criteria (Community places)

Applications for transfer into Year 7 during Year 6 should be made using the Pan London Application Form, available on the London Borough of Islington website.

In-year admissions

For in-year admissions, please follow this link â€‹SMMA-IN-YEAR-ADMISSIONS-FORM-v2.docxfor the application form


If your child has not been offered a place, the law entitles you to appeal to an Independent Appeal Panel against that decision. For more information on the appeals process please see the link below.  If you would like to appeal, please collect a form from our Reception on Liverpool Road.

Appeals informationIn-Year Appeals TimelineIn Year Appeals Form


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