Make an in-year application

You will need to make an in-year school application if:

    • your child lives in Brent and does not currently have a school place
    • you have a school place but wish to transfer to a school in Brent
    • you have recently arrived in Brent and you have school aged children.

Please read the guidance notes for in-year secondary applications

Make an in year application 

Changing an existing application

If you have already submitted an in year application for the 2020/21 academic year and you would like to make a change to your address or school preferences, submit your changes online.

The application process

If your child was born between 1 September 2004 and 31 August 2009 you will need to make a secondary in year application. See the table below to determine your child’s year group for the 2020/21 academic year.

For some schools you must apply to Brent School Admissions and for others you must apply directly to the school. See below for further information.

Please read the guidance notes for in-year secondary applicationsfor complete information about how to apply.

Year groupAge on 31/08/2020Birth date range
Year 7 11 01/09/2008 - 31/08/2009
Year 8 12 01/09/2007 - 31/08/2008
Year 9 13 01/09/2006 - 31/08/2007
Year 10 14 01/09/2005 - 31/08/2006
Year 11 15 01/09/2004 - 31/08/2005


Apply online for the following schools

  • Capital City Academy
  • Claremont High School
  • Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College
  • Kingsbury High School 
  • Newman Catholic College
  • Queen's Park Community School 
  • St Gregory's Catholic Science College
  • The Crest Academy

Apply directly to the schools listed below

Some Brent Schools process their own In Year applications. If you would like to apply for an in year transfer for any of the schools listed below - please contact the school directly.  

  • Alperton Community School
  • Ark Academy 
  • Ark Elvin Academy
  • JFS
  • Michaela Community School
  • North Brent School
  • Preston Manor School
  • Wembley High Technology College

See a list of the schools in Brent for more details about individual schools.