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Secondary Transfer for children leaving SFD in July 2022! 

Important dates regarding secondary school applications-please read



  • Schools open for visits: September/October 2021 (please check on school websites for up to date open day/evening information)
  • Applications open (apply online): From Wednesday 1 September 2021
  • Closing date for applications: Sunday 31 October 2021 (we recommend that you submit your online application by Friday 22 October 2021)
  • Closing date for supplementary forms (if required) to be returned to the school directly: Sunday 31 October 2021


  • Results for online applications: Tuesday 1st March 2022 (you will get an email in the evening telling you where your child has been offered a place)
  • If you applied by post, or if you haven’t been offered a place: you will be sent the results by first class post on Tuesday 1 March 2022 (first class post does not guarantee next-day delivery)
  • Deadline for accepting your offer: Tuesday 15 March 2022 (if you applied online, you must accept the offer online – you should keep a record of your login details)


  • Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough: Monday 28 March 2022 (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)
  • Appeal hearings: June/July 2022 (if you submit an appeal after 28 March 2022, it may not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2022)

Online applications

Applications for secondary school choices can be made from 1st September 2021. The site is open until October 31st but please do aim to complete the application before this date.


Online application link:



Click below to see details of schools and application procedures for all three of our local boroughs

         Lewisham Secondary schools 

Lewisham Admissions  



     Greenwich Secondary Schools  


Greenwich Admissions 


 Southwark Secondary schools 


Southwark Admissions 

 See what children and parents of last year's Year 7 have to say about starting secondary school in Lewisham


As schools send us information about their open days we will upload them here: 

Deptford Green

Follow on Twitter @DeptfordGreen


 St Matthew's Academy 

Follow on Twitter @StMattAcad

Open evening

Tuesday 26th September  5-8pm

Open mornings

Thu 28th and Fri 29th September 9 - 11.30am


  Tue 3rd and Wed 4th October 9 - 11.30am


 Habadashers Askes 

Follow on Twitter: @HabsHatcham



Addey and Stanhope



Follow on Twitter: @Addeys300



Bonus Pastor Catholic college



Open Events 2021

We would love to welcome you to visit and find out more about the outstanding education and opportunities that we can offer your child: 

Thursday 23rd September: With talks and tours at 6:30pm and 7:30pm

Monday 27th September: Talk and Tour at 9:15am 

Tuesday 28th September: Talk and Tour at 9:15am

 Wednesday 29th September: Talk and Tour at 9:15am

To register your interest in attending one of our open events and to stay up to date with the latest news, please complete the short online form via the link below:

Open Events Bonus Pastor Registration Form

Follow on Twitter:  @bonus_pastor


Bacon's College

Open Evening 2021 

Thursday 16th September, 5 - 8pm

Come and join us to take a look around our College, meet staff and students and find out more about what it's like to be a student at Bacon's College.

Click here to register for Bacons Open Evening


Open Mornings

Tuesday 21st, Weds 22nd, Tues 28th and Weds 29th September, 9 - 10.30am

Come and take a look around our College during the day time to take a tour and see lessons taking place.

Please click here to register for one of Bacons Open Mornings.


Please click the link down below to download the Bacon's College Prospectus.

Follow on Twitter: @baconscollege


Harris Bermondsey

Year 6 open mornings 2021

All events start with a tour of the academy at 10am, followed by the Principal’s talk at 11am.

  • Wednesday 15th September
  • Wednesday 22nd September
  • Wednesday 29th September
  • Wednesday 6th October
  • Saturday 9th October
  • Wednesday 13th October
  • Wednesday 20th October

Click here for the Harris prospectus 

Follow on Twitter: @HABermondsey


The Leathersellers Federation - Prendergast Vale, Prendergast Ladywell and Prendergast 

Follow on Twitter @ValePrendergast  @Prendergast_PLS  @PrendergastSch1