Apply for a secondary school place 2024-25

Use this guide to help you when applying for a secondary school place for the 2024 – 25 academic year

How to apply for school place before deadline 

Apply online

If you have not already applied for your child's secondary school place, you must apply using the Common Application Form (CAF) on the eAdmissions website. Applications can be made online until 19 August 2024.
See the booklet below for a step-by-step guide on applying online before clicking on the link below to the application portal.

Starting secondary school in Lambeth 2024/25 booklet

Apply for a secondary school place

Please note that if you had created an eAdmissions account in the past and have not used it in the last three years, you may need to create a new account, as some historical accounts/children's details will have been deleted in compliance with GDPR.

If you are uncertain about how to create an account, or have forgotten your password, please view the short help videos easily found on the eAdmissions portal web page. If you still experience problems with creating an account, validating email addresses, or website functionality, please call the London Grid for Learning support line on 020 8255 5555 and press option one.

If you can't apply online or are making a second application for your child

If you are a Lambeth resident, please use the form below:

Lambeth secondary transfer paper CAF

By post

If you choose to send your application by post, you must use the correct postage and send it to:

Lambeth School Admissions Team
London Borough of Lambeth
PO Box 734
S023 5DG

By email

You can email the CAF and documentation to on the understanding that the security of any unsecured/unencrypted sensitive information which is emailed to us is the responsibility of the sender. 

By emailing us such documents unencrypted, you are accepting full responsibility for its security. If possible, we would recommend that items are sent securely via an email encryption package (we use egress switch which is free).

By hand

You can book an appointment at the Lambeth Customer Service Centre to use their scanning facilities to submit information to us.