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Beacon High

Beacon High is a mixed 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). For 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: 206/4112
  • Specialism: Specialist sports college
  • Age range: 11-16
  • Number of places available in year 7: 120
  • Open morning: 9.00am-10.00 am: 14, 22 and 30 September; 8 and 11 October
  • Open evening: 23 September, 5.00-7.00pm
  • Does the school have a sixth form? City and Islington College
  • School start and finish times: 8.40am-3.00pm
  • Accessibility: Wheelchair access, lift, accessible toilets
  • Support for your child at secondary transfer: Year 6 information evening in June; Induction Day in July; Individual intake meetings for all families; additional visits to the school if needed
  • Last pupil admitted under distance criterion last year: Does not apply

Who to contact

Contact Name
Alan Streeter, Head Teacher; John Beighton, Executive Head Teacher
020 7607 5885


Hilldrop Road
N7 0JG

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
8.40am to 3.00pm

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 Beacon High School SEN Information Report.

Beacon High School is committed to the Islington SEND Parents Charter.

Record updated: 04/08/2021