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Welcome to the Finchley Catholic High School  Admissions page. 

Please click on tabs on the right for the relevant year group. 

Admissions Policy – 2022/23 

The school operates a clear and transparent admissions policy in keeping with our statutory responsibilities (see foot of page).

Secondary School Transfer - Year Seven

The Governing Body is the admission authority for the School. Boys will be admitted at the age of 11 without reference to ability or aptitude, in keeping with our Catholic and Comprehensive education principles. The number of intended admissions for September 2022 is 180 which is our Published Admission Number (PAN).

As a Catholic school, we aim to provide a Catholic education for all our pupils.  Catholic doctrine and practice permeates every aspect of the school’s activities.  It is essential that the Catholic character of the school’s education be fully supported by the families of the pupils in the school.  All applicants are therefore expected to give their full, unreserved and positive support for the aims and ethos of the school.

Places will be awarded primarily to applicants who are baptised Catholics.

Applications must be supported by:

Copy of Proof of residential address where the applicant lives for more than 50% of the school week, in the form of a Council Tax bill or the Electoral Roll within the last 12 months.

Applicants should note the criteria for over subscription and so should support their application (where applicable) with the following:

  • A Baptismal Certificate in the Catholic Faith (criteria 1-5 inclusive).
  • A current Certificate of Catholic Practice signed by the family’s parish priest or by the priest of the parish in which the family normally worship and issued within the last six months (criteria 2-4 inclusive)