Apply for a school place


Apply for your child’s primary school place by 15 January 2021:
If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, then they are due to start primary school in September 2021.
If you miss the deadline on 15 January 2021, you are much less likely to get the school you want.

1. Understanding the application process

Before applying, please make sure you understand the process and criteria for the schools you prefer.

Please also see our guide on Admissions FAQs

Be careful and accurate. If we allocate a place at a school based on incorrect information (like a wrong address or date of birth) we may withdraw the place.

Applying from overseas

If you and/or your child are an overseas national please read the government’s information on the rights of foreign national children, within the UK, to an English school place before applying.

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