All information and procedures are dealt with by the London Borough of Redbridge.

Please contact the LBR Secondary Admissions Department by emailing or click the link below to visit their website.

For further information on the 11 plus test, please visit:

Ilford County High School is a selective boys’ grammar school and all admissions are based on the Redbridge 11+ examination.  The London Borough of Redbridge are the Admissions Authority and they admit 180 boys into Year 7 each year. 


A waiting list is maintained and should a place become available in any year group below Sixth Form it will be offered on the basis on the waiting list.

The school manages its own admissions into the Sixth Form under the London Borough of Redbridge’s Admissions policy.  The borough remains the Admissions Authority for Sixth Form admissions.

In recent years the school has admitted more boys into the Sixth Form than the number intended to admit.   Offers for places in the Sixth Form are based upon predicted GCSE results and confirmed following the publications of result in August.  The Sixth Form admissions process begins with an Information Evening, usually in mid-November, which is advertised in the local press and on this website.

To view our complete Admissions Criteria, please click the links below.

For the 2019-2020 academic year starting on 1st September 2019

For the 2020-2021 academic year starting on 1st September 2020

For the 2021-2022 academic year starting on 1st September 2021