Schools admissions

Secondary school admissions

Camden's secondary schools aim to help your child reach their potential whatever they want to do in adult life.

The Council co-ordinates the transfer from primary to secondary school for admission to all Camden state secondary schools. Find out more about Camden secondary schools in our annual guide.

  • The next deadline to apply for Year 7 places will be 31 October 2018
  • You can visit Camden secondary schools on their own open days and evenings. 
  • Meet the Parents also holds informal forums for primary parents at local schools across the borough.

Primary school admissions

Camden has some of the 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

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.

Proposed school admission arrangements for Camden community schools 2019-20

The 2019 community school admission arrangements are set out below for consultation. These arrangements will be used to decide who will be offered a place in the 2019-20 academic year. For further information, please see the document below.

If you have any comments on any issues in the proposal, please complete the consultation response sheet or email

Please note: hard copies of the consultation document can be obtained by telephoning the Admissions Team on 020 7974 1625.

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

Social or medical applications for Camden community schools

To find out more about this and how to apply for a school place on these grounds, please see our policy and form:

The form should be returned to within the deadline.

Camden community schools determined admission arrangements

The Council’s determined school admission arrangements for 2017/18 and 2018/19 are here:

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