Start Primary school

Apply for primary school if your child is due to start reception class next term including helpful documents for download.

Starting Primary school (entry to reception class from September 2018)

If your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014, he or she will be starting Reception in primary school from September 2018. 

The national closing date for applications was 15 January 2018 and the national offer date is 16 April 2018.

The eAdmissions website is open to receive late applications. All applications submitted after 16 April will be treated as late.

Apply online

If there are exceptional circumstances as to why you were unable to submit before the closing date, you must indicate this in your application. If you have not done this, send any reasons in writing to as soon as possible.


The following information remains available throughout the primary Reception process.

Hints and tips leaflet [PDF] (file size 1.42 MB)
Your choice for primary education [PDF] (file size 2.68 MB)

Admissions and Access to Education Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice [PDF] (file size 355.29 KB)

Please contact the Admissions Team for further information by telephone: 020 7745 6432 / 6433 / 6434 or email: