Secondary Transfer Information

If your child is in Year 6 you will need to make an online application to transfer from primary school to secondary school in September 2024.

Go to  here you will find:

  • A short video that gives you all the most important information on when and how to apply
  • The ‘Ready for Secondary School in Tower Hamlets’ booklet – this has information on each secondary school in Tower Hamlets, where to go for help, useful tips and advice and the admissions policy for Tower Hamlets Schools
  • A film to support parents and children through the secondary transfer process
  • Visiting arrangements for Tower Hamlets schools

Important dates to remember

1st September 2023 Make your application online at

20th October 2023 Submit your application by Friday before half term

13th October 2023 Closing date to make applications (pupils with EHCP’s only for this deadline)

31st October 2023 Closing date to make applications

1st  March 2023 National Offer Day

If you require your banding, please contact the school and we will be able to provide this to you.

The Tower Hamlets Transition Support Service we have arranged a presentation on Secondary Transfer – book your place now at:


Secondary Transfer Information Sessions Online (running until 20th October 2023)

Tower Hamlets are running virtual information sessions aimed to support current year 6 parents/carers and will provide key information about the secondary transfer application process. Delivered through ZOOM by Parent Advice Centre Transition Officers these sessions will explore ways in which you can support your child’s secondary transfer.

Places can booked directly through Eventbrite

These sessions will only be available until the 20th October 2023. Please book onto one as soon as possible.


Contacts for help and advice:

The School Admission Service-

Tower Hamlets Transition Support Service-  Tel: 020 7364 1533

SEN Team (for those children who have an Education, Health and Care Plan)- Email:  Tel: 020 7364 4880


Parent Leaflet

Out of borough children letter

Out of borough supplementary form

Secondary transfer letter EHCP

Applying online leaflet