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Starting Secondary School 2020


If your child is starting secondary school in September 2020, please ensure that carefully read the information about how to apply for a secondary school place and the selection test process which you can enter your child into.

 8th April 2019

Information meeting and leaflets sent to parents about the secondary application timetable and the selection test

7 July 2019

Closing date to register online for the selection test

July 2019

Booklet sent to parents that gives details of Bexley’s schools, oversubscription criteria and open days/evenings

1 September 2019

Online application system opens. Complete your application online from 1 September 2019, at www.eadmissions, or visit for the link to  the e-Admissions site

11 September 2019 (morning)

Selection test for those registered who attend a primary school in Bexley


September/October 2019

Schools open days and evenings. Check oversubscription criteria – make sure you know how each school allocates places

4 October 2019

Selection test results sent. 

31 October 2019

Closing date for secondary school applications

November/December 2019

Banding tests for some schools, including in Bexley: Hurstmere School, Harris Academy Falconwood and the Harris Garrard Academy. 

1 March 2020

Offers sent by email to all parents who applied online

Letters posted by first class post to parents who didn’t apply online and those not offered their first preference school