School Admissions

How to apply

Applications to our Primary and Secondary schools must be submitted through the Havering Council website using the link below. 

If you have any questions about the admissions process, please contact the individual school office.

Apply for a Primary or Secondary school place

Drapers' Academy Sixth Form applications must be made directly through the school:

Drapers' Academy Sixth Form Admissions


Key dates 2023-2024

  Secondary Primary Sixth Form
Applications open 01 September 2023 01 September 2023 13 November 2023
Deadline for applications 31 October 2023 15 January 2024 29 January 2024
National offer date 01 March 2024 16 April 2024 22 August 2024
Deadline for return of acceptances 15 March 2024 30 April 2024
Deadline appeals must be received by 02 April 2024 16 May 2024
Appeal hearings held 05 June 2024 25, 26 & 28 June 2024



If parents are unhappy about not being offered a place for their child, they may appeal to an Independent Appeal Panel. Parents wishing to appeal for a school can do so online via


In-Year Admissions

The in-year admissions process is for parents who have just moved into Havering and need to apply for a school place at a local school for their child during the school year, or for parents who want to transfer their child from one school to another. The Local Authority will continue to administer and co-ordinate in-year applications for all schools in Havering

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Drapers' Academy

Settle Rd, Harold Hill, Romford, RM3 9XR
Principal: Ms G Dineen
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