Admissions Information

New Year 7 Applications For September 2023

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For those families living outside Lambeth please do contact us if you are not able to select London Nautical as your first choice using your home boroughs CAF form and we will support you with the admissions process.

Please complete your Supplementary Information Form (SIF) for London Nautical School on line  here:-

It is important that every item of information requested on the Supplementary Information Form (SIF) is filled in, this will help us in efficiently processing your application.

Any family wishing to apply for a place at The London Nautical School (LNS) must complete two forms, the Common Application Form (CAF) from your Local Authority and the London Nautical School SIF. 

You will need to complete a CAF (school admissions form) for the Local Authority you live in - so parents from, for example, Westminster need to complete a Westminster Admissions form. You must put London Nautical School as your first choice.

The links for the local authority (CAF) admissions pages are as below;  click on your authority and the link for the admissions page will appear. You must apply via your home authority putting London Nautical as your first choice as well as completing the London Nautical SIF form.

Croydon Hammersmith & Fulham  Islington Camden City of London Greenwich Hackney Kingston & Chelsea
Lambeth Lewisham Newham Southwark Tower Hamlets Wandsworth






Important Dates

Mon 24 Oct 2022

Closing Date - return of SIF to LNS

Mon 31 Oct 2022

Closing Date - return of CAF to your LA

Mon 1 Mar 2023

National Offer Day

It is essential that our form is completed and returned to us by 26 October 2022 latest and also your Common Application Form is returned to your Local Authority by 31 October 2022. (Your CAF MUST be sent to the Local Authority your live in). 

Make sure you clearly indicate your preference for London Nautical School if you live outside Lambeth - contact our admissions officer on 0207 928 6801 if you need help or advice with this process.

If the Local Authority does not receive your Common Application Form, this will delay your application for London Nautical School.

Your Address

This must be the address at which the child lives permanently and full time as the principal residence. This does not include short term rental or lease and does not include the address of a relative or carer, unless they have legal custody of the child. Any change of address during the course of the admissions process must be notified to the school immediately. 

Please click here for further information from Lambeth Council

Please click here for further information for families who have completed the London Nautical School SIF

Please see admissions Policy for Admissions Criteria



please be aware that We do not administer a test at London Nautical school for year 7 admissions

Please note that London Nautical School is for boys only at year 7.

Children With Special Needs

  • If your child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education Health Care Plan (ECHP) you need to apply by a different process.  If you have not already received a letter from your Local Authority asking for secondary school preferences, please contact them directly.

  • If your child has Special Needs or is on School Action or School Action Plus you should complete the Common Application Form and London Nautical School Supplementary Information Form.

What happens after you have sent in your supplementary information form (SIF)?

  • Please look on the website Under the admissions tab, Year 7 applications, please complete the online form.

  • Once you have completed and submitted your application form (SIF) to the school make sure you have completed your local Borough Admission form (CAF) as above and selected London nautical School as choice number one (1)

  • If you have returned your application form online, you will receive acknowledgement by return email.

  • On National Offer Day, 1 March 2023, your local Authority contact to let you know which school is able to offer you a place.

  • On 3 March 2023 letters will be sent from London Nautical School to all applicants who have been offered a place or have not been offered a school of a higher preference.

Parents Checklist

Have you:

  • Checked the form is completed in full, clearly and accurately and press the submit button?

  • If this child is under the care of the Local Authority have you attached a court order or similar evidence?

  • Have you completed the Common Application Form and sent it to your Local Authority? see list above

If you have any queries please contact: 

The Admissions Officer,


tel: 0207 928 6801

The London Nautical School,
61 Stamford Street,


Paper copies of Application Form are available on request.