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

1 March 2024- Parents can log in to eAdmissions and view the outcome of their application, letters are sent by the School Admissions Service notifying parents of decisions

From 6th March-  Parents of pupils without an offer at a preferred school can apply to the waiting lists of other schools

2 April 2024- Closing date for appeals for Tower Hamlets schools that use the Local Authority’s admissions policy

April, May and June 2024- Appeals heard for Tower Hamlets secondary schools

September 2024- Your child starts secondary school

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

Secondary Appeal information Sessions

Advice and information about secondary transfer appeal process, delivered through zoom by Transition Support Officers from Tower Hamlets Parent Advice Centre.  Booked through Eventbrite – click link to reserve a place.

Thursday 14th March 2024 @ 6.30 pm          

Tuesday 19th March 2024 @ 10 am

Wednesday 27th March 2024 @10 am

The team can be contacted on the following numbers 07783 884 869 or 07908 456 660 if you have any queries. 

Parent and Family Support Service

Parent Advice Centre

30 Greatorex Street


E1 5NP


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