Starting primary school

When to apply for Reception

If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 you can apply  for him/her to join the  Reception Class from September 2022.

The online application process us now open to submit your application. 

Apply online

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2022


The Hints and tips leaflet includes:

  • answers the most frequently asked questions
  • general guidance and signposting to more detailed information

 The Starting primary school brochure includes:

  • the process of applying for schools and what happens after
  • oversubscription criteria for  all Kensington and Chelsea primary schools
  • how places were offered in the previous year
  • useful information  that you may need to know before your child starts school

Further information

If you need a paper application form or further guidance, contact the Admissions Team on:

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Last updated: 6 September 2021