Secondary Transfer

You must apply to the local authority which you pay your council tax to. 

Lewisham: Secondary Transfer process and all the required forms can be found on the London Borough of Lewisham website.
Greenwich: Secondary Transfer process and all the required forms can be found on the Royal Borough of of Greenwich Website 

Secondary Information 

Important dates for the admission process for children starting secondary school in September 2023.


  • Schools open for visits: September/October 2022 (please check on school websites for up to date open day/evening information)
  • Applications open (apply online): Thursday 1 September 2022
  • Closing date for applications: Monday 31 October 2022 (we recommend that you submit your online application by Monday 24 October 2022)
  • Closing date for supplementary forms (if required) to be returned to the school directly: Monday 31 October 2022


  • Results for online applications: Wednesday 1 March 2023 (you will get an email in the evening telling you where your child has been offered a place)
  • If you applied by post, or if you haven’t been offered a place: we will send you the results by first class post on Wednesday 1 March 2023 (first class post does not guarantee next-day delivery)
  • Deadline for accepting your offer: Wednesday 15 March 2023 (if you applied online, you must accept the offer online – you should keep a record of your login details)


  • Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough: Wednesday 29 March 2023 (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)
  • Appeal hearings: June/July 2023 (if you submit an appeal after 29 March 2023, it may not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2023)