Because of government guidance on coronavirus a number of our buildings are now closed and events listed on our site are subject to change or cancellation. Changes to council services, advice and support we can provide, the latest local news and links to Government advice is available on our dedicated coronavirus information page. Go to our coronavirus information page

School service changes due to coronavirus

Schools are closed except for children of key workers. The in year admissions applications process is open but we won't process applications until schools resume. Pupils who are eligible for free school meals have the option to claim weekly shopping vouchers from their schools during the coronavirus outbreak.

Help with your child's learning at home

We have compiled a list of the best websites that offer free learning resources, ideas, activities, lessons and more, for you to use at home. View the list

Apply for a secondary school place for September 2021

Important dates

  • Secondary school applications open on 1 September 2020
  • Secondary school applications close on 31 October 2020
  • Secondary National offer day is 1 March 2021

If your child is born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010, they are due to start secondary school in September 2021.

Apply for a school place

You should read our ‘Transferring to a Havering secondary school’ brochure and our terms and conditions before submitting your application.

Apply online for a secondary school place

Important information

If you provide false or deliberately misleading information whilst completing an application the application will become invalid and it may be a criminal offence. This will result in the withdrawal of a school place and may lead to prosecution as there may be a financial loss to Havering Council due to the expense of funding a school place you child.

Presentations about the secondary school transfer process for 2021

Please find below a video presentation that has been created by the school admissions team to guide you through the application process.

Secondary school open events for the September 2021 intake

Due to the current government restrictions on social distancing it is anticipated that it will not be possible for secondary school open events to take place.

The below link will be updated regularly with information regarding how schools are planning on addressing this, and what alternatives are being implemented.

Secondary school open events

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