Primary to secondary school transfer
Moving on to secondary school
The high quality teaching and supportive environment at Camden's secondary schools aims to help every student reach their potential. Whether your child's aim is a place at a top university, an excellent apprenticeship or landing a great job, Camden secondary schools are high achieving and ambitious for all students.
Read our latest guide to secondary schools in Camden
Your child will be due to start secondary school in September 2023 if they were born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012. The next round of Year 7 applications for 2023 entry begins from 1 September 2022. You need to apply before the deadline of 31 October 2022.
Moving On to Secondary School in Camden event - 28 September
Our next Camden Moving On event for parents and carers of Year 5 and Year 6 primary pupils will be held on Wednesday, 28 September 2022, from 4pm to 6.30pm at Arlington House, 220 Arlington Road, NW1 7HE. This is our first Council-organised face-to-face schools admissions event for parents since the pandemic and we're looking forward to welcoming you. You can register for your free place from 8 August onwards here.
School open days and evenings
Camden secondary schools hold open days and evenings during September and October (and in November for sixth forms). These are a great way to find out more about the schools for yourself before applying.
- Download a Camden secondary schools open events 2022 poster here
- Meet the Parents also hold informal forums for primary parents at local schools across the borough
- Watch: a short film about Camden secondary schools and what makes them special, which features interviews with students, parents and staff (length: 4 minutes, 46 secs)