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Transfer to secondary school in September 2014

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 on a paper application form. You can obtain an application form from the School Admissions Team. The School Admissions Team can tell you which schools in Bexley still have vacancies for September 2014.

Transfer to secondary school in September 2015

If your child was born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004, they will be eligible to start secondary school in September 2015 and you can apply now for a place.

The 'Admission to Secondary Schools in Bexley 2015/2016' booklet is under related downloads to the right of this page. You can also obtain paper copies from primary schools and the Civic Offices. 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 secondary schools in the London Borough of Bexley and advises you of their admission criteria. Please note that there are some errors on pages 57 and 58 of the booklet regarding open days / evenings. The details are correct within each individual school section in the booklet and on this website.

If you live in the borough of Bexley, please apply online using e-Admissions. You can also collect a paper application form from any primary school in the London Borough of Bexley or from the Civic Offices, 2 Watling Street, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7AT. You can apply for up to six schools in the London Borough of Bexley or other local authorities.

If you do not live in the London Borough of Bexley, you should apply through your home local authority. You will be able to list preferences for secondary school within the London Borough of Bexley.

The closing date for applications is 31 October 2014. If your application is late, it will not be dealt with until all on time applications have been processed and it may not be possible to offer a place at one of your preferred schools.

If you apply online, you will receive an email with the outcome of your application after 5pm on 2 March 2015. If you apply on a paper application from, a letter will be posted to you by first class post on 2 March 2015.