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Secondary Transfer Applications

If your child is in Year 6 from September 2021, you will need to start the process of applying for a secondary school place for September 2022.

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2021.

The eAdmissions website opened on 1 September for online applications and is the recommended way to apply:

In order for you to be fully informed about the applications process, and how to find out more about the schools you may be interested in applying to, a handy hints and tips leaflet is available as well as a detailed online brochure. 


This leaflet answers the most frequently asked questions and includes:

  • All the visiting dates and open evenings for Westminster secondary schools
  • Dates for ability banding and aptitude tests which some schools run

Click here to view Secondary school hints and tips - 2022 admission



This brochure includes:

  • The process of applying for schools and what happens after
  • Over subscription criteria for all Westminster secondary schools
  • How places were offered in the previous year
  • Useful information to assist in the transition from primary to secondary school 


click here to view the Secondary school admissions brochure - 2022


Help submitting applications

Choosing a secondary school is a big decision for you and your child, and we are here to help you through the application process.

This year we will organise a number of ‘drop ins’ where parents can meet with a member of the senior leadership team who will help to submit applications.

The dates are:

  • Monday 11 October – 9am -10:30am
  • Tuesday 12 October – 9am -10:30am
  • Wednesday 13 October – 9am -10:30am
  • Monday 18 October – 2:30pm -4:00pm
  • Tuesday 19 October – 2:30pm -4:00pm

We are here to help .  Ms Lattimer, our year 6 leader, and the Deputy Headteachers are happy to assist and and advise.  Please either email or phone the Academy and someone will call you back.