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please share with your parents. Our newsletter is now electronic, so parents can open this easily on their phone. Link to September issue is below, including news, photos, and upcoming Open Evening and Open Mornings for Year 6.


We've popped all the Merton Secondary school information on our school website so its easy to find. There are lots of open days for our Year 6 parents to visit to help them become familiar with our local secondaries.


We will be hosting our first school tour for prospective parents. Tuesday 28th September at 4:00pm.


class created profiles about their author!


class shared their inner poet by writing their own.


class wrote letters for their author. I’m not sure we have room for all the children’s dæmons!!


They will be very excited to know you have seen it! You’re always welcome to visit, just let us know when an we’ll pop the kettle on :)


Our Y2 children have chosen their favourite book for their classroom display.


One of our Y1 classes went on a journey of books.


Our new Reception classes and learned all about their authors this week. We can’t wait to watch their love of reading grow. 📚


We can’t wait to bring this to HPAM soon!


Our Resource Base children are launching their class names into space!


You’re always welcome to pop in to chat to them about it further. I’m sure they’d love to hear more about your book and where you got the ideas from.


class celebrated some of our favourite books! I wonder if Miss V still has the photo of the leadership team dressed as crayons!


class celebrated their favourite book


class have celebrated all his books!


class have written to about their concerns around support for refugees in the Uk.


We got factual about in his class! His books have been part of our curriculum for a long time!


class have been writing letters to the author! Maybe we should send him a few!

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Applying to Secondary Schools

Open evenings for Merton Schools below. 

From Merton Website
Merton School School web address and 2021 open event information
Harris Academy Merton 

Wednesday 15 September 2021 from 5pm, last entry at 7.30pm.

Harris Academy Morden for more information.

Harris Academy Wimbledon 

Open evening: Tuesday 5 October 2021. Open mornings: Thursday 7, Tuesday 12 and Thursday 14 October 2021 by appointment only.

Raynes Park High School

Open evening: Thursday 16 September 2021. Open mornings: 9am, Tuesday 28, Wednesday 29 and Thursday September 2021.

Ricards Lodge High School

Open evening: Tuesday 28 September 2021. Open days: Monday 4 to Friday 8 October 2021. All events for current Year 6 only.

Rutlish School

Open evening: Thursday 23 September 2021. Open mornings: Thursday 30
September 2021 and Friday 1 October 2021. All events for Year 6 only and must
be booked in advance via school website.

St Mark's Church of England Academy for more information.

Ursuline High School

Open evening: Wednesday 15 September. Open mornings: Monday 20 September to Friday 8 October. Limited ticketed events only. All events are for one Year 6 student and one parent only. Sign up by Monday 6 September via school website.

Wimbledon College

Open evening: Thursday 30 September 2021, 5pm to 8pm. Open mornings: Monday 4 October 2021 and Tuesday 5 October 2021 at 9am. By appointment only.

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


Important dates 

From Merton Website

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.

Date Activity
September to October 2021 Online applications can be made.
22 October 2021

Recommended date for parents to submit their application if they are applying using a paper form

29 October 2021 Last opportunity to speak to School Admissions before the closing date.
31 October 2021 Closing date for supplementary forms for Ursuline High School.
31 October 2021 Closing date for supplementary forms for Wimbledon College.
31 October 2021 Closing date for applications. Applications received after this date will be regarded as late.
10 December 2021 Closing date for applications that have been classified as 'late for good reason'. The reason and evidence must also be included with the application. For more information on late applications visit the website.
1 March 2022 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.
May to June 2022 Admissions appeals.
July 2022 Students transferring to Merton secondary schools spend a day at their new school.

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