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September 8th, 2013


Applications for Central Foundation should be made through the standard unified secondary school application form or you can apply online here.

To read our prospectus please click here.

If you do not live in Islington, you can still apply to Central Foundation using your home local authority’s form (ie the council to whom you pay your council tax).

Please see our Admissions Policy 2017-18 for further information on the admissions criteria. For in-year admissions in the current year, please refer to the Admissions Policy 2016-17

Parents applying for a place for their child under the School’s second admission criterion which offers priority to “Students who have exceptional special educational needs or have social or medical reasons for them to attend this particular school”, should provide supporting evidence, which could be a letter or a report, from an appropriate professional, for example, a GP, a Social Worker, a counsellor or any other professional working with the student or their family.

Secondary Transfer: Year 6 Banding Test

All students who have applied for a place at Central Foundation Boys’ School are required to sit a banding test.

The final banding test session will take place on Saturday 7th January at 9:00am. It is essential that all applicants who have not attended any of the previous sessions sit the test on Saturday 7th January.

Key Dates

  • Final Banding Test Date 7th January
  • Secondary transfer offers day 1st March 2017
  • Deadline for parents to accept/decline offers 15th March 2017
  • Deadline for submitting an appeal 1st April 2017

Please note: There is no supplementary application form for Central Foundation Boys’ School.

Uniform can only be purchased online from our supplier: Skoolkit and a pricelist can be found by clicking here.

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Please contact us if you have any questions on 020 7253 3741 or email