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Please click on the following link to be redirected to the Hackney Learning Trust Admissions and Appeals Page, where you will be able to find advice and the forms you need to lodge an appeal if you have not received a school place you are happy with.

Hackney Learning Trust | Admissions and Appeals

Below you can find documents regarding the admissions and appeals processes.

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Key Dates

Now closed - By Appointment Only Open days and evenings arranged for parents to visit academies and secondary schools.
Now closed for 2018 Children attending Hackney primary schools take the cognitive abilities tests during this period.
Now closed for 2018/19 Your child's primary school in Hackney will set up appointments to help you complete the online common application form.  Parents living in Hackney, whose children attend primary schools in other Local Authorities, must apply online at www.eadmissions.org.uk.
Now closed for 2018/19.

We prefer all Hackney residents to complete their online or paper application by this date before half-term. 

The national closing date for completing the form at www.eadmissions.org.uk is
Monday 31st October 201.

From Friday 10th November to Friday 9th February 2018 During this time, each Local Authority will provide student preferences to schools and academies in their area as well as sending details to other Local Authorities.  All Local Authorities will exchange preferences, outcomes and declines of multiple offers during this period via a computerised system.
Now closed for 2018/19

Children attending primary schools outside Hackney applying for Hackney secondary schools take the cognitive abilities test at one of the secondary schools in Hackney.  These are the only dates available so it is important that your child attends on the date you are given.

Failure to take the test will result in your application being placed at the bottom of the list of all applicants who have taken the test for that school.

Thursday 1st March 2018 If you have applied online you will receive an email from www.eadmissions.org.uk anytime after 5:00 pm telling you the outcome of your application.  If you completed a paper application form, Hackney Learning Trust will send you a letter telling you the outcome of your application.
Wednesday 15th March 2018 You must confirm at www.eadmissions.org.uk the acceptance of the school offer or, if sent a letter from Hackney Learning Trust, must return the confirmation reply slip.
Date to be confirmed Closing date for lodging an appeal in writing against any admission decision.
Date to be confirmed Admissions Appeal Hearings are arranged by an independent clerk who will send you a letter giving you an Appeal Hearing date.

Mr Chris Brown

Vice Principals:
Kelly Harris (KS3)
Paddy Cassidy (KS4)
Alison Underwood (Sixth Form)
Jennifer Evans

Finance &
Resources Director:

Ken Robb