Secondary Transfer for children leaving SFD in July 2023!
Important information regarding secondary school applications-please read
Lewisham secondary transfer event
Secondary school event
Lewisham are excited to announce that they are running a free informal event for parents to learn about the admissions process and meet staff, students and parents from our secondary schools.
This is on Tuesday 6 September at the Civic Suite in Catford. There are three sessions that you can pick from: 5.30pm-6.15pm, 6.15pm-7.00pm and 7pm-7.45pm
Numbers are limited and the event was extremely popular last time so please book your spaces soon.
On Wednesday 21st September 2022 we will hold a virtual transition meeting with representatives from lots of local schools. We will do this via zoom and send the link nearer the time.
- Schools open for visits: September/October 2022 (please check on school websites for up to date open day/evening information)
- Applications open (apply online by clicking here): From Thursday 1 September 2022
- Closing date for applications: Monday 31 October 2022 (we recommend that you submit your online application by Monday 24th October 2022)
- Closing date for supplementary forms (if required) to be returned to the school directly: Monday 31 October 2022
- Click here to see which Lewisham schools require supplementary forms
- Results for online applications: Wednesday 1st March 2023 (you will get an email in the evening telling you where your child has been offered a place)
- If you applied by post, or if you haven’t been offered a place: you will be sent the results by first class post on Wednesday 1st March 2023 (first class post does not guarantee next-day delivery)
- Deadline for accepting your offer: Wednesday 15 March 2023 (if you applied online, you must accept the offer online – you should keep a record of your login details)
- Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough: Wednesday 29 March 2023 (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)
- Appeal hearings: June/July 2023 (if you submit an appeal after 29 March 2023, it may not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2023)
Applications for secondary school choices can be made from 1st September 2022. The site is open until October 31st but please do aim to complete the application before this date.
Online application link: https://www.eadmissions.org.uk/
Click below to see details of schools and application procedures for all three of our local boroughs
See what children and parents of Year 7 have to say about starting secondary school in Lewisham
As schools send us information about their open days we will upload them here:
Lewisham are advertising all the dates for all of their secondary school's open days here
Sign up for weekly emails from Lewisham about the admissions process – to receive these as they will contain tips/advice about application process and reminders as the Oct 31 date approaches. Sign up here
Thurs 22 Sept 5-7.30pm
Monday 19 September 9.15-10.30am
Tuesday 20 September 9.15-10.30am
Monday 26 September 9.15-10.30am
Tuesday 27 September 9.15-10.30am
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St Matthew's Academy
Tuesday 27 September 4:30-7:30pm
Tuesday 4 October 9.15-11am
Wednesday 5 October 9.15-11am
Thursday 11 October 9.15-11am
Wednesday 12 October 9.15-11am
Follow on Twitter @StMattAcad
Thursday 22 September 4.30-8pm
Follow on Twitter: @HabsHatcham
Addey and Stanhope
Thursday 13 October 4.30-7pm
Thursday 29 September 9-10.45am
Tuesday 4 October 9-10.45am
Friday 7 October 9-10.45am
Follow on Twitter: @Addeys300
Bonus Pastor Catholic college
Open Events 2022
Thursday 22 September 6:30pm and 7:30pm
Monday 26 September 9.15am
Tuesday 27 September 9.15am
Wednesday 28 September 9:15am
To register your interest to attend our open events please complete the short online form below:
Follow on Twitter: @bonus_pastor
Open Events 2022
Open Evening - Thursday 15th September (5-8pm)
Saturday 17th September (10am-12pm)
Tuesday 20th September (9-10.30am)
Wednesday 21st September (9-10.30am)
Tuesday 27th September (9-10.30am)
Wednesday 28th September (9-10.30am)
Please click the link down below to download the Bacon's College Prospectus.
Click here for Bacons College Prospectus 21 22 (1.4 MB)
Follow on Twitter: @baconscollege
Harris Bermondsey (Girls only)
Open mornings - 9.15am
- Wednesday 28th September
- Wednesday 5th October
- Monday 10th October
- Wednesday 12th October
Open evening - 4.30-7pm
- Thursday 6th October
Your visit will include a tour with HAB students, a chance to experience our lessons and the opportunity to ask the staff and our students anything you wish. We look forward to welcoming you.
Please register in advance by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow on Twitter: @HABermondsey
The Leathersellers Federation -
Prendergast (Girls only)
We are pleased to announce our Open Events programme in September 2022.
|Monday 12th September 2022||9.15-10.30am||Open Morning|
|Tuesday 13th September||9.15-10.30am||Open Morning|
|Wednesday 14th September||5.00-6.00pm||Music Open Event|
|Wednesday 14th September||6.00-8.00pm||Open Evening (preceded by Music Open Event 5.00-6.00pm)|
|Friday 16th September||9.15-10.30am||Open Morning|
|Monday 19th September||9.15-10.30am||Open Morning|
Location: Prendergast School is the school located on Adelaide Avenue, with the upper school building in Hilly Fields. Please arrive at the lower Adelaide site for all Open Events (except for the Music Event, which will be advised nearer the time).
We are also pleased to let you know that we have added one Virtual Open Evening to our events programme. Please note that this additional event takes place after the deadline for music applications.
- Wednesday 21st September - 6.00-8.00pm - Virtual Open Evening
Follow on Twitter @ValePrendergast @Prendergast_PLS @PrendergastSch1
City of London - Southwark
Click here to see the promotional video
Click here for the prospectus
Follow on Twitter @CoLA_Southwark
INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY APTITUDE TEST
City of London Academy specialises in Business and Enterprise, also known as Information Technology. Prospective students can complete an online Information and Technology Aptitude Test that evaluates their aptitude for Information Technology.
CoLA Southwark allocates up to 24 places (10 per cent of the cohort) each year through this test.
The Information and Technology Aptitude test will take place at the City of London Academy (Southwark).
Part of the admissions oversubscription criteria for the academy is that prospective pupils sit a Banding Test. All children who have applied for a place at CoLA must complete the Banding Test (with the exemption of EHCP and LAC students)
All those who apply for CoLA for Sept 2023 Entry will be contacted in early December with a time / location to complete this Banding Test.
London Nautical School
Open Events for September 2023 Admissions
All are welcome to come and meet the school team and visit our historic building. This is an opportunity to see how we work and to ask all the questions you have about your sons transition to year 7 as well as discover all about our broad and challenging London curriculum as well as our sporting and maritime offers, that run all the way from Year 7 to Year 13.
Thursday 15th September 2022 - 5-7pm
Thursday 22nd September 2022 - 9.15 to 10.45am
Thursday 6th October 2022 - 9.15 to 10.45am
Thursday 13th October 2022 - 9.15 to 10.45am
Click here for the prospectus
Follow on Twitter @londonnautical