Apply for a secondary school place

Your child will start secondary school in September 2022, if they were born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011. To apply for a  school place you will need to complete an application form.

Children moving to the UK

Please read the guidance on applying for a school place for a child who is moving to the UK.

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School places for children who are changing schools or have recently moved to Harrow   

If you have recently moved to Harrow and need an immediate school place for your child or you would like to transfer your child to a new school, please complete the in-year admission form.


To apply for a secondary school place for September 2022 please read the information below.

Any applications submitted after 31 October 2021 will be considered late and will be processed in March 2022.

You can read further information on how to apply for a secondary school place and details of school admission arrangements for each school in our guide to secondary schools 2022-23.

Apply for a secondary school place

If you live in a borough outside of Harrow you will need to make an application with your local council.

Applying for a faith school

To apply for a faith school/academy you will need to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF). If you would like to apply for Salvatorian college or The Sacred Heart Language college you will also need to complete a Priest Reference form. The forms need to be returned to the school directly.

Secondary school open days/evenings

View the open days and evenings for secondary schools in Harrow

Important dates

Below are some important dates for secondary school applications.

Date Event
1 September 2021 Application for secondary school opens
31 October  2021 Closing date for applications
1 March 2022 Receive outcome of your application