Apply to start secondary school (year 7) for September 2015

Applications are for children with a birthday from 1 September 2003 to 31 August 2004.

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 deadline for online applications was Friday 31 October 2014, online applications closed at 11:59 pm
  • Late applications made after 31 October deadline: If you have not yet applied please make your late online application with eAdmissions as soon as possible. Please note that, generally, a late application may not be dealt with until all the on time applications have been processed.
  • Register and make your online application with eAdmissions
  • For further information please view Secondary admissions guidance 2015 (PDF 2.68MB)

Supporting documents

If you are unable to attach your supporting documents at the time of making your eAdmissions application online, please send supporting documents for proof of residence either

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.

What happens after you have applied

  • You will be sent an email during the evening of 2 March 2015 telling you the outcome of your application. If the outcome is an offer of a preferred school, this is conditional on the criteria having been fully met and subject to confirmation by a formal letter.
  • If an offer can be made to your child at one of the schools listed as your:

first preference on your application, you will receive this information by email during the evening of 2 March 2015.

If it is for a lower ranked school, second to sixth preferences or an alternative school, a letter confirming this will be posted to all Redbridge parents by first class post on 2 March 2015. It is very important that you wait for this letter and read it carefully because it will contain useful information.

Accepting your offer

You should tell us, by logging into your eAdmissions account by 16 March 2015, whether you accept this offer or not. If you do not accept the place offered you may confirm this to us in the same way and also tell us which school place you are accepting that was not on your application, evidence of this offer is required. If your circumstances change please let us know.

In-Year Application

Moving between secondary 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.

Registering for Redbridge 11 Plus selection test

View details on the 11 Plus test registration process

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.

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