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Secondary School admissions

You are welcome to visit the school at any time. To arrange a visit please contact Birte Rohloff, our Admissions Registrar, on 020 7502 4714 or by email.

Year 7 entry

There are 180 places each year for entry into Year 7.  Please see our Secondary Admissions Policy for full details, but in short, places are allocated to:

• 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 – please see here for further details and the application form
• 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.

Year 9 places

There are 18 additional places available for entry at Year 9 for those pupils who score most highly in the Governors’ Places aptitude test – find out more here.

In-year admissions

For in-year admissions, please follow the link for information and the application form.


If your child has not been offered a place, the law entitles you to appeal against that decision to an Independent Appeal Panel. For more information and to make an appeal, please follow these links:

Appeals information sheet
Appeals timetable
Appeals form