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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, EGA

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson is a girls' community secondary school. Community schools are schools that are built and looked after by Islington Council. The Council pays all running costs for the school and sets admission requirements. All schools are inspected regularly by Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills). To see the latest report about this school go to

Determined Admission Arrangements

The school has chosen to adopt the Council's community school admission arrangements.

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School information

  • DfE Code: 206/4324
  • Specialism: Teaching School
  • Age range: 11-16
  • Number of places available in year 7: 180
  • Open mornings: 9.20am-10.30am: 22, 23, 29, 30 September;
    5, 6, 13, 14 October 
  • Open evening: 7 October, 4.30pm-7.30pm
  • Does the school have a sixth form? City and Islington College
  • School start and finish times: 8.55am-3.20pm Monday to Thursday; 8.55am-3.00pm Friday
  • Is the school recognised as a 'Healthy School'?: Yes, Bronze Award (Apr-18)
  • Accessibility: Fully accessible
  • Support for your child at secondary transfer: Primary visits, admissions interview, taster morning, parents’ evening, summer school, solo student event, Year 7 only first day, Year 7 families garden party
  • Last pupil admitted under distance criterion last year: 1.03 miles
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Who to contact

Contact Name
John Beighton, Executive Head Teacher; Sarah Beagley, Head Teacher
020 7837 0739


Donegal Street
N1 9QG

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
8.55am-3.20pm Monday to Thursday 8.55am-3.00pm Friday

Other Details

Can I refer myself?
How to refer or apply

Contact School Admissions, Upper Street, London, N1 1XR, 020 7527 5515 or go online to

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

Further SEND information can be found in the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School SEN Information Report.

Record updated: 04/08/2021