Northside Primary School


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Secondary Transfer Information

You must apply for a secondary school place for your child by the Saturday 31st of October 2020 on You can apply for up to six schools and rank them in order of preference. 


Secondary Transfer 2021   -   Timetable

June-Aug 2020

LAs to exchange data on out-borough year 5 children

01 September 2020

eAdmissions application system opens

02 September 2020

Application information for parents sent to primary schools

10 September - 7 October 2020

Open events held by Barnet secondary schools and academies

31 October 2020

Closing date for applications

12 November 2020

Deadline for the transfer of on-time application data to the Pan London Register (PLR)

12 – 18 November 2020

Barnet receives application data from other LAs

19 November 2020

Admission authority schools to download their application list from SAM.


All schools to carry out sibling/staff verification on SAM prior to ranking

10 December 2020

Deadline for receipt of late applications (with exceptional reason) to be considered as on-time


Deadline for preference changes where results of selection tests may affect the outcome of an application

11 December 2020

Deadline for the upload of applications considered to be on-time or changes affecting on-time processing

14 December 2020 - 04 January 2021

LA to participate in application data checking exercise with other LAs

15 January 2021

Deadline for admission authority schools to rank their list of applicants according to their admissions criteria on SAM


All schools to provide the LA with details of SEN children who will, or potentially may, have the school named on their EHCP

29 January 2021

LA sends provisional offers to PLR for out borough residents

29 January 2021 - 12 February 2021

Iterations between PLR and LAs

15 - 22 February 2021

LA to participate in offer data checking exercise

23 February 2021

LA to send outcomes of online applications to eAdmissions portal

25 February 2021

Schools can view final offers on SAM

01 March 2021

Outcome emails sent to parents in the evening

15 March 2021

Deadline for parents to accept or refuse offers.  Admission authority schools can monitor this process on SAM (Barnet residents only visible at this point)


Deadline for late applications & changes to be considered for the 2nd round

22 March 2021

Deadline for the exchange of parental responses between LAs

Week ending 26 March 2021

LA/school will identify further offers to be made from waiting lists.

Week ending 26 March 2021

Second round of offers

Thursday 1 July 2021

Pupils to visit their prospective secondary school

Open Evening Schedule 2020

Letter From Friern Barnet