Admissions announcements

Contact Admissions and Pupil Benefits Team

You can apply for a school place, pupil benefits and many other services online on our admissions and transfers pages.

If you need advice or support, you can phone us on 020 8820 7000 (option 3). Our call opening times are as follows:

  • Monday           9am to 5pm
  • Tuesday          1pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday    Closed
  • Thursday        9am to 1pm
  • Friday              9am to 5pm

The 2nd floor reception desk at the Hackney Education building, 1 Reading Lane, is now closed to the public.

You can visit us at the Hackney Service Centre at the following times:

  • Tuesday          9am to 12pm
  • Thursday        1pm to 4pm

You can also email your question to or

Open events for 2023 admissions

Open events at Hackney secondary schools are held in September and October 2022. These events are intended for families with children who will transfer from primary to secondary school in September 2023.

Take part in research about submitting evidence to the Council

We are looking for Hackney residents to help us test a new digital service for submitting document evidence. This service allows residents to upload supporting evidence, such as proof of ID and address, in order to support access to Council services, including to support with school admissions applications.

Find out how you can take part


Admissions and Pupil Benefits Team

020 8820 7000
This page was last modified on: 1 Mar 2023