If you live in a different borough to Lambeth, please apply using your home borough's Common Application Form, even if you are applying for a Lambeth school.
If your child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education Health Care Plan you must contact the Special Education Needs Team on 020 7926 9460 to apply. The application form on this page will not be valid.
It is important to know how the process works and what you need to do and when so please read through our 14-19 transfer 2018-19 guide before applying. This is because some UTCs and Studio Schools require applications to be made directly to them for others it is via your home borough.
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What you need to know...
South Bank Engineering UTC
South Bank Engineering UTC a new 14-19 school in Lambeth, opened in September 2016. The school moves into a brand new, state of the art building in September 2017 on Brixton Hill.
Set up and sponsored by London South Bank University, along with key employer partners including Skanska, King’s College NHS Trust and Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust, the UTC specialises in building engineering and medical engineering and is open to applications from students aged between 14 and 19 (Years 10 to 13).
The UTC offers a business like, academic curriculum taught in a practical manner using advanced digital and technical equipment, focusing on helping students become employable. Students sit GCSEs and A levels alongside high quality technical engineering qualifications. These partnerships give way to sponsored apprenticeships and degree courses for its students, offering clear pathways to post 19 destinations.
Applications for the UTC for Year 10 for 2018/19 entry need to be made to the UTC directly by 31 October 2018, rather than via the method listed below and can be applied for in addition to others via the co-ordinated process.
Visit the South Bank Engineering UTC website to find out more information, including viewing their prospectus, details of open days and get an application form.
Apply online and on time!
For UTCs and Studio Schools that require applications to be made via your home borough we strongly advise you to apply online through the Pan-London admissions portal. Online Common Application Forms can be submitted from 1 September 2017 via the online application portal above. Applying online is:
- free, easy and secure
- it uses a quick, easy to use step-by-step format
- your application won’t get lost in the post
- drop down 14-19 provision lists help reduce errors and save you time
- information can be checked online and changed at any point without the need to fill in another form
- you can attach copies of any medical or social paperwork you wish to be considered. Just submit the application first then click on the ‘attach document’ button
- this online system is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day until midnight on Tuesday 31 October 2017
- you get the outcome of your child’s application on the evening of 1 March 2018
If you are experiencing problems logging into your online application account, please call the London grid for learning support line on 020 8255 5555 and press option 1
Proof of address
You must upload the correct proof of address documents to your online application, or take them to the Lambeth Customer Service Centre by the deadline of Tuesday 31 October 2017 otherwise your child’s application will be withdrawn and no offer made at a school. Please refer to the required documents list to ensure you provide what is needed.
National Offer Day - 1 March 2018
If you applied online before the deadline, you will be sent the official outcome of your child's CAF electronically on 1 March 2018.
If you applied after 31 October 2017 your application will be processed after 1 March 2018 and an outcome letter sent in due course afterwards. There are no set timescales for outcome letters to be sent.
Moving house or change of details
The Lambeth School Admissions Team will consider your application using the details you provide on your form.
If you move address you must tell the School Admissions Team of your new address so we are able to contact you if we need more information or to tell you the result of your application. To inform the Team of the new address please complete the Lambeth School Admissions change of address form. Also you will need to provide new proof of address documentation for you and your child.
If you need more advice on making an application, contact: