In our happy place 🌞 🧘‍♂️ KS2 at HPAM are feeling very zen today thanks to our mindfulness workshop.


We had a great turn out yesterday for our Yr6 SATs meeting! Thank you so much for coming!If you didn’t get a chance to attend the meeting and would like more information please email


Need a belt for your tools? Then look no further… HPAM’s year 6 have been working on their sewing and have built strong, reliable tool belts. DisclaimerThis isn’t a real AD


A reminder that if you missed this mornings SATs meeting, there’s another one at 3.45pm. We look forward to welcoming you.


Reception today independently wrote a healthy shopping list 🛒


HPAM were so lucky last week to have a Chinese dragon dance workshop for the whole school. The children loved learning a new style of dance as well as being able to hold the magnificent dragon 🐉


An amazing piece of home learning by Leo in Percival class of a model jetty house, linked to his learning on the Great Fire of London.


Year 1 enjoyed an Yves St Laurent style fashion show this afternoon, inspired by their focus artist Piet Mondrian. Their focus today was on showing how two primary colours make a secondary colours and made these wonderful tunics. 🔵+🔴=🟣


Year 1 have loved their learning on Sydney, Stella and the Moon so much that they created their own newspaper article of all their newspaper articles. Can they figure out where the moon has gone? 🌒


Well done Eesa in Percival class for his amazing home project, showcasing his knowledge of his Art learning on Georgia O’Keeffe and History learning on the Great Fire of London. We are very proud of you!


KS1 really loved their virtual author visit today by where she dressed up and immersed them in a story, as well as teaching them to draw their very own Unipiggle 🦄 🐖


The naughty elves have been ruling the roost at HPAM for the past few weeks. At least we’ll all get a rest now until next year 🎄


It’s behind you! HPAM really enjoyed the Robin Hood pantomime this week 🎭


Well done Cillian in Coelho class for his amazing home project on the world’s continents! We were so impressed with the knowledge you remembered and the amazing extra information you found out. Well done!🌍


Year 2 loved their trip to Hampton Court this week where they got to share all of their knowledge about the Tudors.


Thank you for coming in and talking to the children about the true meaning of Christmas 🎄


Year 1 have been learning about the story Stick Man this week. They had a wonderful time making their own stick men and writing character descriptions based on these.


Well done Ridamveer in Percival class for his amazing home learning on the life cycle of plants 🪴


Thank you to HPAM PTA for the the magical Christmas fair today! Santa’s grotto was the biggest hit 🎅


Year 4 had an amazing time learning about volcanos and earthquakes yesterday, and even helped save volcano town for a disaster 🌋

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Applying to Secondary Schools

Open evenings for Merton Schools below. 

From Merton Website

Important dates

The key dates for the Transfer to Secondary process can be found in the following table.

Please ensure that you meet the date for submitting your online application. Submitting a late application could seriously jeopardise your chances of being offered a place at one of your preferred schools.

The application process for children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 starts on 1 September 2023. The closing date is 31 October 2023. If you have recently moved or your circumstances have changed an on-time application can be accepted up until 12 December 2023 with supporting evidence. Applications received without an explanation or evidence will be processed as late applications and will not be considered until after all on-time applications.



September to October 2023

Online applications can be made.
20 October 2023 Recommended date for parents to submit their application if they are applying using a paper form
​27 October 2023 Last opportunity to speak to School Admissions before the closing date.
31 October 2023 Closing date for supplementary forms for Ursuline High School.
31 October 2023 Closing date for supplementary forms for Wimbledon College.
31 October 2023 Closing date for applications. Applications received after this date will be regarded as late.
12 December 2023 Closing date for applications that have been classified as 'late for good reason'. The reason and evidence must also be included with the application.
1 March 2024 National Offer Day. Letters are posted to applicants who applied using a paper form. Parents who applied online will be able to view the outcome of their application from the evening of 1 March.
15 March 2024 Deadline for parents to respond to offers
May to June 2024 Admissions appeals.
July 2024 July 2024


Information on applying to a Secondary Schools can be found below:

Open evening dates for schools outside Merton are available from individual school websites.

Information on applying to a Secondary Schools can be found below:

Merton Residents

Croydon Residents

Lambeth Residents​ 


If your child has an Education and Health Care Plan, you will be contacted by their case officer at the start of the academic year.  

If you want further advice please contact your local SENDIASS Team

Merton IASS 

Croydon Kids