Cardwell Primary School


Mutual Respect, Resilience,
Responsibility, Tolerance and Perseverance

Planned Admission Timetable

Secondary Transfer Process For Entry In September 2022

You can apply for Secondary schools in any area. If you live in Royal Greenwich you need to apply through them. If you live in another borough, you need to apply through your home authority even if you wish to apply for a place in a Royal Greenwich school.

If you have an older child or children already attending a secondary school, you must make this clear on your application.

Stage of process Date
Application period starts 1 September 2021
Closing date for applications 31 October 2021
Outcome of applications 1 March 2022
Deadline for accepting the offer 15 March 2022
Appeal hearings May and June 2022
Induction day at secondary school 6 July 2022

How To Apply For Secondary Admissions

If you require any further information, please follow the link below:

Appeal An Unsuccessful School Application 

You have the right to appeal if your child has been refused a place at any school you have applied for.

Use our appeal process as soon as possible if the school is a: 

  • Primary academy or Community school
  • Secondary community or Voluntary controlled school

Use the Royal Borough of Greenwich school admission appeal form to make an appeal. On the form, you'll need to tell them the reasons you are appealing for a place at the school. You can also submit supporting evidence. 

Phase Offers Made Deadline for lodging an appeal Appeal hearings
Primary (entry to a reception class in September 2020) 19 April 2021 17 May 2022 June and July 2022
Secondary transfer (entry to Year 7 in September 2020) 1 March 2022 29 March 2022

May and June 2022


Appeals submitted after the deadline will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal being lodged.

In-year admission appeals (for people applying for school places in the middle of a school year) will be heard within 30 school days of your appeal being lodged.

How To Appeal 

Appeal Procedures - An appeal clerk independent of the council will arrange for your appeal to be heard. This is likely to be together with a number of other appeals. The clerk will write to tell you the date, time and venue well before your appeal hearing.

You'll also receive further information about the appeal process and how the panel will reach its decision in respect of your appeal. 

If you require any further information, please follow the link below: