Starting secondary school from September 2018

If your child is in Year 6 of primary school, he or she will be moving on to secondary school in September 2018. 

The national closing date for applications was 31 October 2017 and the national offer date is 1 March 2018.

Late applications

The eAdmissionsen website is open to receive late applications. All applications submitted after 31 October will be treated as late.

If there are exceptional circumstances as to why you were unable to submit before the closing date, you must indicate this in your application. If you have not done this, send any reasons in writing to as soon as possible.

Late applications will not receive an outcome on national offer day in March, and will be considered in the second round of offers in April.


The following information remains available throughout the secondary transfer process.

A presentation has been prepared to dispel some common myths, provide an overview of the process and assist you in making realistic preferences. Separate presentations are provided for those living in the North or South of Westminster. Where relevant, distance cut-off maps are provided.

The annual  Your choice for secondary education report (PDF, 2MB) contains more detailed guidance on the process and the summarised admissions criteria for all secondary schools in Westminster.

Contact us

Call 020 7745 6433 (9am to 2pm, Monday to Friday).


Last updated: 8 March 2018
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