Finding a secondary school place - making a school application

Applying for transfer to secondary school

Applications should be made now for secondary school places for September 2017 for children in current Year 6 - 10 and 11 year olds born between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2006

Online applications need to be submitted by midnight on Monday 31 October.  

Any paper Common Application forms should be returned to the Civic Centre by 5.00pm on Monday 31 October.

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.

If you are unable to make an online application, please complete the registration for secondary school transfer form and return it with the required documents, to the Admissions Team.

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

Key dates 

The closing date for applications for places in September 2017 is 31 October 2016.

National offer day is Wednesday 1 March 2017.

Bromley resident applicants, accepted as on time, will be mailed (by first class post) an offer of a single school place. Notification of offer email sent to online applicants from 5.30pm.

View or download important dates for the secondary transfer process 2017.

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.

School admissions


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

Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH