Moving between schools

If you are already in Year 7 or any other Secondary school (through to year 11) and wish to move to another Secondary school or remain on a school's waiting list, please complete the online In-Year application.

Apply to start secondary school (year 7) for September 2014

Applications are for children with birthdays from 1 September 2002 to 31 August 2003.

Please be aware that if you live in Redbridge you must apply for a secondary school place through us even if the school is not in Redbridge.

If you are not a Redbridge resident you need to apply via your own Council (even for a Redbridge school). For information about our secondary schools please check out our secondary schools page.

The online eAdmissions process for applications to Year 7 in September 2014 is now closed. The deadline for both paper and online application was Thursday 31 October 2013.

Late applications

If you still need to apply, you will need to complete a Common Application Form (CAF) (PDF 304.09KB)

Once you have completed the CAF , please send it with supporting documents showing proof of residence and a Supplementary Information Form (if required) to:

Late applications will not be considered until after those on time applications have been dealt with. 

Further information:

For further information please view Secondary admissions guidance 2014 (PDF 3.50MB) 

Supporting documents - proof of residency:

To determine residence, at least three current documentary proofs are required to support your application, and should include three documents from:

  • Your most recent Council Tax statement (mandatory) – or payment slip/book showing date payment made and your address
  • Rent book
  • Tenancy agreement and a copy of the Tenancy Deposit Protection Scheme coverage or other deposit protection as applies to the tenancy
  • Utility bills e.g. Electricity/gas/water/landline phone (within three months old)
  • Tax credit award notice (TC602) for the current financial year 2013/14
  • UK Driving Licence.
  • Please send in photocopies of proofs of residency, clearly marked with your child’s name and date of birth, to: London Borough of Redbridge, Admissions and Awards, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road, Ilford, IG1 1NN
  • or scan and email them to

Special Educational Needs

For children with a Statement of Special Education Needs, you will need to speak to SEN about school admission by contacting Special Educational Needs Team.

In Year Applications

Moving between secondary schools 

If you are already in Year 7 or any other Secondary school year (through to year 11) and wish to move to another Secondary school please  complete the In Year application form.

Sixth Form applications

All Redbridge schools have their own sixth form. If you are applying for sixth form you must contact the school directly to apply. If you would like to move from one sixth form to another school you must speak to your current school. Here is a list of our secondary schools.

Registering for Redbridge 11 Plus selection test

View details on the 11 Plus test registration process

Admissions appeals

Information on how to appeal

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