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Admission to secondary school in September 2016

Children born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2005 will transfer to secondary school in September 2016. You can apply for a secondary school place between 1 September and 31 October 2015. Please ensure you apply before the deadline as late applications will only be considered after all on time applications have been resolved.

The Admission to Secondary Schools in Bexley 2016/17 booklet has been distributed through Bexley primary schools and a copy is available as a PDF under related downloads. There is also a PDF available for a separate schedule of secondary school open days. Please read the booklet carefully before completing your application, to give yourself the best chance of being offered one of your preferred schools. The booklet lists all the schools in Bexley and tells you how places are offered at each school.

If you are applying for a child who is looked after (in public care) or has previously been looked after but subsequently adopted or subject to a child arrangements order or special guardianship order, you must include evidence with the application such as a letter from the social worker or copy of a court order. If you write a reason for your preference in the box provided, you must provide supporting evidence with the application form if it is a request for particular priority such as for medical conditions or social reasons.

If you live in the borough of Bexley, please apply online. You can apply for up to six schools, whether in Bexley or other areas.

Some schools require the completion of a supplementary form. Please check that you have completed one where required, and that it is returned to the school directly.

If you do not live in Bexley, you should apply through your home local authority. You can list schools in Bexley on your form.

Admission to secondary school in September 2015

Children born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004 are now due to start secondary school. If you live in Bexley and you have not yet applied for a secondary school place for your child, you should do so as soon as possible by completing an in year application. You can obtain an application form from In year admissions. The School Admissions Team can tell you which schools in Bexley still have vacancies for September 2015.

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