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Year 6 Transition to High School

Your child will start secondary school in September 2023, if they were born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012. To apply for a  school place you will need to complete an application form.

Applications from families arriving from abroad, including the EU

In most cases, children arriving from overseas have the right to attend schools in England. It is the responsibility of parents to check whether their child has a right, under their visa entry conditions, to study at a school before submitting an application. 

View more information about applications for families arriving from abroad on the Government website

School places for children who are changing schools or have recently moved to Harrow   

If you have recently moved to Harrow and need an immediate school place for your child or you would like to transfer your child to a new school, please complete the in-year admission form.

Secondary school open days and evenings

For information on the open days and evenings for secondary schools in Harrow, see the secondary school open day schedule for 2022/23.


Please follow the information below to submit an application:

Further information on how to apply for a secondary school place and details of school admission arrangements for each school can be viewed in our guide to secondary schools 2023-24.

Apply for a secondary school place

Applying for a faith school place

If you are applying for a faith school/academy, you will need to fill in a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) and return it directly to the school before the closing date. For some schools you will also need to complete a Priest Reference form for more information see the school admission arrangements page.

Important dates

Below are some important dates for secondary school applications.

Date Event
1 September 2022 Application for secondary school opens
31 October  2022 Closing date for applications
1 March 2023 Receive outcome of your application