Finding a secondary school place - making a school application

Applying for transfer to secondary school

The closing date for applications for places in September 2017 was 31 October 2016.  If you have missed this deadline please contact the Schools Admissions team immediately for further advice.

Secondary school place offers for all on time applicants were posted on Wednesday 1 March 2017. Parents who made an application online were sent an email with the outcome of the application. 

If you are a Bromley resident and wish to add additional schools to your child’s secondary application for September 2017, please complete the additional preference form. The additional preferences will be added to your child’s secondary application after Tuesday 2 May 2017.

If you have any queries regarding the secondary transfer process, please email us and a member of the team will contact you.

Moving on to secondary education 2018

Download important dates for the secondary transfer process 2018

Making an application

Online applications will only be processed when proof of address and parental responsibility have been received by the Admissions Team. Please see application terms and conditions for further information.

Parents of pupils in independent schools or schools outside the London Borough of Bromley should download the registration form for secondary school transfer and return it to School Admissions with the documents listed. 

Bromley Admissions process all school applications for London Borough of Bromley residents.  You cannot apply directly to schools.

If you live outside London Borough of Bromley, you must apply via your local council, even if you want to apply for a Bromley school. You can however include Bromley schools on your home local authority application.

Bromley residents should apply online at

Further information 

You can view or download the moving on to secondary education booklet for more information and advice.

If you have any queries regarding the secondary transfer process, please email us and a member of the team will contact you. 

Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC)

If your child has an  Education, Health and Care Plan (statement of special educational needs), please do not complete an application form but contact the Special Educational Needs team on 020 8313 4739 for advice.

Contact the School Admissions Team


Tel: 020 8313 4044 ( Monday - Friday 12noon to 3pm)

Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH