Transfer to secondary school 2024

Information about how to apply for a secondary school place in Hammersmith & Fulham for your child.

If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013, they should be transferring to secondary school in September 2024. 

The application process for secondary transfer opened on 1 September 2023 and closed on 31 October 2023. The national offer date is 1 March 2024.

Secondary school offers

On-time applicants who applied online will receive notification of their offer by email from 5pm on Friday 1 March 2024.

Paper applicants will receive and email on the same day if they provided an email address. Applicants who did not provide an email address will receive their offer notification by post on Saturday 2 March.

View how places were offered for each secondary school in Hammersmith & Fulham.

Download secondary school allocations for 2024 (PDF, 162KB).

Schools with vacancies

If you’re not pleased with the offer made to you, you can check to see where there may be vacancies or short waiting lists at other schools and tell us your preferences.

Download the schools with vacancies or short waiting lists further school preference request form (PDF 82KB).

Print, complete and email this form to

Or you can return it to School Admissions, 145-155 King Street, Hammersmith, W6 9XY.

If you're making further preference for a church school, contact them directly to complete their supplementary information form (SIF). You will need to return the SIF and the further school preference form to the school.

Contact details for secondary schools in H&F and neighbouring boroughs.

The following schools may have vacancies after national offer day. If you're interested in knowing more about them, visit their website:

Late applications

The eAdmissions site is open until mid-August for you to register your details and to make a late application for a secondary place in September 2024.

Contact us if you have any queries about how your application will be considered.

Download the eAdmissions application guidance notes (pdf 814KB).

Apply for a school place

If your application is late, your child will not be considered for an offer on national offer day but will wait until the second round of offers at the end of March.

The secondary transfer process

The following documents remain available throughout the secondary transfer process.

Moving on up brochure

The annual Moving on up brochure (pdf 9MB) contains detailed information about the process and the summarised admission criteria for all state schools in Hammersmith & Fulham.

Hints and tips leaflets

Please make use of our new hints and tips leaflets.

Appeals for secondary transfer 2024

All secondary schools in Hammersmith & Fulham manage their own admissions and appeals.

Contact the school you want to appeal to for information on how to do this. 

View the deadline for making secondary school appeals.

Contact us

020 8753 1085 (9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday)

3rd Floor
145 King Street
W6 9XY

Email us if you have any problems accessing the information in any of the documents on this page.

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