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If you are making an application for a place at Sir John Cass Red Coat School, please complete the supplementary form below. You must also apply online via the Local Authority – www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/schooladmissions.

Please note the deadline for submission of the supplementary form for September 2019 entry is 31st October 2018.

Please note: The following form should be filled out with your child’s details.

  • (Foundation places are for families who are regular worshippers in a recognized Christian Church - see admissions criteria for full details). Written evidence of commitment to your place of worship in the form of a clerical reference is required. This should be submitted by yourself directly to the school in support of the Supplementary Form.

    The priority parishes are as follows:
    The 20 parishes of Tower Hamlets Deanery within the Church of England.
    Bermondsey: St James
    Bermondsey: St Katharine
    Bermondsey: St Mary Magdalen
    Rotherhithe: Holy Trinity
    Rotherhithe: St Mary
    St Leonard Shoreditch
    All Hallows-by-the-Tower
    St Botolph Without Aldgate
    St Katharine Creek
    St Mark Noel Park
    St Mary Lansdowne Road


    You can use the following website to check whether you live in one of the listed parishes – www.achurchnearyou.com

  • *Our aim, as a multi-faith school, is to educate openly for an understanding of all faiths. Your religion will be fully respected.

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  • Please note that this is the Sir John Cass Red Coat School Supplementary Information Form (SIF). You must also apply online via the Local Authority – www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/schooladmissions

  • GDPR Information

    Sir John Cass's Foundation and Red Coat Church of England Secondary School and Sixth Form College is compliant to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in effect from May 2018. Successful admissions: This information will be added to the pupil’s file. The retention period is calculated based on the Date of Birth of the pupil + 25 years. The forms are then securely destroyed. The file will follow the pupil if he/she transfers to another school. Unsuccessful admissions: The retention period is until the appeals process is completed. The forms are then securely destroyed. The information will be used internally and will not be passed on to other parties. The information submitted on this form will be automatically deleted after 1 year.