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Schools admissions

Secondary school admissions

Whether it's a place at a top university, an excellent apprenticeship or landing a great job, the excellent teaching and supportive environment at Camden's secondary schools aims to help every student reach their potential.

The Council co-ordinates the transfer from primary to secondary school for admissions to all Camden state secondary schools.

Information about Camden secondary schools is available in our annual guide, available via the link above. You can apply online from 1 September 2015 until 31 October 2015.  All of our schools organise open days and evenings during September and October and we recommend you attend those before applying. You can also attend the Moving On to Secondary School event for parents of Year 5 and Year 6 primary pupils on Tuesday 15 September 2015. More details below:

Primary school admissions

Camden has some of the very best primary schools in the country. We co-ordinate admission for reception places at Camden primary schools, and provide advice on transfers, vacancies and appeals.

The deadline for applying for September 2016 reception placesis 15 January 2016. You can apply online from 1 September 2015.

Nursery admissions

Nursery admissions are dealt with by primary schools, children centres and other nursery providers in Camden and parents should apply to these directly.

School admission arrangements in Camden 2016-17

The document below details the arrangements that will be used for community schools in Camden to decide who will be offered a school place in the 2016-17 academic year.

This follows an eight-week consultation. Any objections to these admission arrangements can be lodged with the Office of the Schools Adjudicator up to 30 June 2015

For admissions arrangements and supplementary forms of voluntary aided schools, free schools and the UCL Academy please contact the schools directly or visit their websites: