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Information for parents and carers of year 2 children transferring to Juniors 2019

Infant to Junior Transfer


Year 2 pupils are no longer automatically allocated a place at their adjoining junior school. Please read the information below carefully and ensure that you apply for a junior school place for your child by 15th January.


The law now requires you to apply for a place at the linked junior school.


The School Admissions Team have produced a booklet that will guide you through the process, you can read and download this via


Please ensure that you complete your application before the deadline of 15 January 2019. Failure to apply could mean that your child cannot transfer to the linked junior school.


The law states that first priority for school places must be given to Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children. In Havering all community (and majority of academy) junior schools give second priority to pupils transferring from the linked infant school. If you are applying for a junior academy you are advised to check the admissions criteria before applying.


If you do have any concerns or would like to discuss this further please feel free to contact the School Admissions Team via or by calling 01708 434600 between 12-5pm Monday to Friday.



School Admisisons

London Borough of Havering

9th Floor Mercury House, Mercury Gardens, Romford, RM1 3SL

Transferring to a Havering Junior School September 2019 Booklet

Squirrels Heath Junior School Good Ofsted Report December 2018

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