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Starting secondary school September 2017

For children born between 1 September 2005 and 31 August 2006 starting secondary school in September 2017.

Starting secondary school 2016

Late applications 

The closing date for on time applications was the 31 October 2016.

Please contact the School Placement and Admissions team to obtain a paper application.

The  Secondary school admissions brochure 2017 [1Mb]contains a lot of useful information on making your application, choosing your schools, frequently asked questions and all of the schools' individual criteria and contact details. This will be available on this page shortly.

You are required to submit proof of address information [151kb]alongside your application. Please be aware that when you apply online you will not be able to attach any documentary evidence until after you have submitted your application.

Offer day

Please be aware that you must accept your offer to secure the school place, if you have not yet accepted a school offer; please follow the link below to accept or decline the school place.

Accept/decline school offer

Declining your offer

Please ensure you state the reason for the decline. If it is because you are unhappy with the offer you have been given, you are strongly advised to accept the offer because it will not prejudice your higher preferences. Your child will be placed on the waiting list for all schools you named as a higher preference.

Starting secondary school September 2018

If you have a child born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007 you will be able to find out how to apply and how to make an application on this page from the 1 September 2017.

We are also holding an information session where you can meet the School Placement and Admissions Team, learn about the process and how places are offered, get help to apply online, receive information on schools and much more. To book onto the session please use the following link School information sessions

Supplementary information forms

Please note some schools, such as faith schools, require the completion of a supplementary information form (SIF). This is so they can decide which pupils should have the highest priority when making offers. SIFs are available directly from each school and their website. They must be returned to the school or to the address provided by the school by the specified deadline, which may differ between schools.

The following schools require SIFs to be completed in order to process applications. SIFs can only be considered if they have a direct bearing on over subscription criteria or for the purpose of selection by aptitude or ability.

Schools must still accept applications without a completed SIF as all schools have to considered 'other applicants'.

  • Bishop Ramsey C of E School
  • The Douay Martyrs Catholic School
  • Guru Nanak Sikh Academy
  • The Harefield Academy*
  • Uxbridge High School*

*SIF only required if applying for a place under the aptitude criterion.

Please visit the school's individual website for supplementary forms and deadline dates.

The following school operates a fair banding system to allocate places. The places within each band are based on year 6 students taking a Non Verbal Reasoning Test (NVRT).

  • Swakeleys School for Girls

Please note that the deadline for completing the form has now passed, if you have any enquiries please contact the school direct.

Waiting lists

All the secondary schools in Hillingdon hold their own waiting lists, so please contact the school directly for more information. If the school is outside the borough of Hillingdon you should contact the borough in which the school is situated to ensure that you child is added to the waiting list. 

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