Woodside High School

"This is an
Outstanding School

Teaching is outstanding and teachers have the highest expectations for their students. Teachers constantly work with students to achieve the very best." - Ofsted 2014

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Woodside High School follows admission arrangements as set out by Haringey Council. Details of admission information, criteria and over-subscription arrangements can be found on the Haringey Secondary school admissions booklet.


The following guide will help to explain the processes that you need to complete to apply for your child to come to Woodside.

Pre October Register and apply on eAdmissions website
October 31st October is the closing date for applicants
December Sibling check needs to be completed, 99% will be offered a place
February List of offered/accepted pupils from Haringey
  Welcome letter from the Headteacher with Ofsted report sent to all applicants
April Letter to all applicants to confirm place and up-date all address and telephone details
May Members of staff visit primary schools to meet with pupils joining the school in September
June Letter to new parents informing them of all the events that are to follow: Taster day
  Parents’ Evening and Enrolment Evenings
July Beginning of July attend Taster Day and 2nd week in July attend Enrolment Evenings
  PE kit, tie and badge can be ordered/ bought on the night of enrolment
August All pupils entered on the school system, put in tutor groups and timetables ready for September start.
  Letter to all parents informing them of school staggered start time for the new term
September All year 7 students do a CATs test and have their photos taken and up loaded to the school system. CATs (Cognitive Abilities Tests) are IQ tests that assess a range of skills. The tests look at reasoning with three types of symbols: words, numbers and shapes or figures, i.e. verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning and Quantative reasoning.


If you are new to the area and want your child to come to Woodside High School or if you want to change from another local school then you will need to contact the Haringey Secondary Admission Services on 020 8489 1000 or by email to

More information is available on the Haringey Website.

If you have any further questions then please call the school on 020 8889 6761 and ask to speak to the Admissions Officer.