Admissions to Secondary School

Year 7 entry

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

If you would like your child to sit the Governors' Aptitude Test for 2023 entry (Y7) please find further information and the registration form here


In short, places are allocated to:

  • Looked-after children
  • Siblings of pupils currently in the secondary school
  • Children of members of the teaching staff working at the Academy (effective from 2022 - 23)
  • Pupils who score most highly on our Governors’ Places aptitude test.
  • Distance places for those at Islington Church of England Primary Schools (Foundation places) The last 3 years distance cutoffs were:

     2020= 1.038miles, 2021= 0.845, 2022= 0.838

  • Distance places without any other criteria (Open places) The last 3 years distance cutoffs were: 2020= 0.376miles, 2021= 0.386, 2022= 0.312

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 for 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 details on how to appeal please see the document below.



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