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Moving from primary to secondary school 2015

Applications for September 2015

If your child was born between 1 September 2003 and 31 August 2004 they are due to start Secondary school from September 2015.The application process will begin on 1 September 2014. You can submit your application via the online admissions system from this date.

Apply online at the e-Admissions website

If you require any assistance while using the online admissions system please refer to the Applying online for your school place (60kB) leaflet.

The Starting Secondary School Brochure 2015 (8.2MB) contains all the information you need to make an application, including how places were allocated last year.

Timetable for applications:

September 2014 If your child lives in the London Borough of Merton, you should receive your application pack via borough primary schools or by post from Merton School Admissions Team.
September - October 2014 Secondary schools' open days and open evenings (see below). Prospectuses are available for collection from the schools at these events.
Friday 24 October 2014 Date by which you are asked to submit your online application or paper common application form and any supplementary forms, to allow sufficient time for checking, processing and acknowledgments.
Friday 31 October 2014

Statutory closing date for online applications,  paper common application forms

After this date your application will be considered as late.

21 November 2014 - 12 January 2015 Admissions authorities rank applications according to admissions criteria.
Friday 12 December 2014 Closing date for applications made from people moving into the borough, or changing address after 31 October 2014.
Monday 2 March 2015 National Offer Day. We will post letters to tell you the result of your application. Online applicants will be able to view their results online this evening.
Monday 16 March 2015 Date by which you must accept or decline your offer of a school place.
May - June 2015 Admissions appeals.

Open evening dates for secondary school entry September 2015

School Date Time
Harris Academy Merton Wednesday 17 September 5.00 - 8.00pm
Harris Academy Morden Thursday 2 October 5.00 - 8.00pm
Raynes Park High School Thursday 25 September 6.00 - 9.00pm
Ricards Lodge High School Tuesday 16 September 5.30 - 8.00pm
Rutlish School Tuesday 23 September 6.00 - 8.30pm
St Mark's Church of England Academy Thursday 11 September 5.30 - 8.00pm
Ursuline High School Wednesday 17 September 6.30 - 8.30pm
Wimbledon College Thursday 25 September 5.30 - 8.30pm

Help with transferring to secondary school

The Choices Advice Service provides parents and carers with information, support and advice about secondary schools.

Related websites

See also

Contact us

School Admissions Team
Civic Centre
Morden
SM4 5DX

Email: admissions@merton.gov.uk

This page was last updated on Thursday 18 September 2014