If your child is due to start secondary school, you must apply online.
Pupils in Islington secondary schools achieved stronger results than the national averages at the end of Key Stage 4 (GCSEs and equivalent) in 2022. Islington pupils achieved a higher attainment 8 score (49.9) than national (48.9), and the Islington average score improved by around twice as much as the national average compared to the pre-pandemic results in 2019. Higher proportions of Islington pupils achieved standard passes (grade 4 and above) and strong passes (grade 5 and above) in English and Maths than pupils nationally.
Watch this short video for information about how to complete the application process and what to think about before submitting your school choices.
Don’t include private schools in your application.
You can check your home to school distance to any Islington school using your local area.
You'll find lots of useful information in our secondary school admissions guide.