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Starting secondary school September 2019

For children born between 1 September 2007 and 31 August 2008 starting secondary school in September 2019.

Starting secondary school 2018

Before your apply

Read the school admissions brochure 2019 [2MB].

Note: Haydon School and Uxbridge High Schools have consulted to reduce their published admission number. We are currently awaiting a decision by the Office of the Schools Adjudicator. We will update our website subject to their decision.

The brochure 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.

Information Session 

Meet the school admissions team, learn about the process and how places are offered, help applying online, information on schools and much more. This session will be held on Monday 10 September between 6pm and 7pm, in the Middlesex Suite, Civic Centre, Middlesex, UB8 1UW

This session is now fully booked, for further assistance and enquiries please contact our School Placement and Admission team.

Attend the schools' open evenings

Check for dates and times [179KB] for all Hillingdon secondary schools. There will be an admissions officer at most open evening who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.


Apply now

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 October 2018.

To give your child the best possible chance of being offered their preferred school(s), please ensure your application is received on time. Hillingdon council can not be held responsible for any delays in the post or problems with internet providers; we would therefore recommend you submit your application by Friday 19 October to ensure it is received on time.

Proof of address

You are required to submit Proof of address information 2019 [71KB] 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

National offer day is Friday 1 March 2019

If you applied online, you can view the result of your offer online from the evening of Friday 1 March 2019 (after 5pm)

If you submitted a paper application, your offer will be posted on the 1 March 2019

The deadline to send back your acceptance or decline is 15 March 2019.

You must accept your offer to secure your school place

Supplementary information forms

Please note some schools, such as faith schools, require the completion of a supplementary information form (SIF). This is so that 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 oversubscription 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 consider 'other applicants'.

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 be aware that the form must be returned to the school direct by 28 September, 4pm

Please visit the schools individual website for supplementary forms and deadline dates.


Information on furthest distances offered for Hillingdon Secondary Schools

Secondary allocation data 2018 [16KB]

Secondary allocation data 2017 [16KB]

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