Checklist for parents

Checklist for on-time applications

You need to remember to do the following, in order to be sure that your application is completed correctly

  • if you reside in Ealing apply through Ealing
  • if you reside in another local authority you should complete your local authority’s common application form
  • attend any meeting held by your child’s primary school explaining how to apply
  • attend open evenings for your preferred schools
  • read Ealing’s prospectus , and the school’s oversubscription criteria
  • speak to staff in schools admission service or your preferred school to clarify issues you are not sure about, don’t forget our drop in sessions
  • speak to teachers and present pupils of your preferred school before making application to ensure that the school is right for your child

Completing an application

  • apply online record your unique application reference number (ARN), and print a copy of your application OR complete a paper application
  • choose six schools where your child has a realistic chance of being offered a place
  • If you have applied for the Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School or Twyford CE High School, complete and return their supplementary information form by the deadline date
  • enclose proof of address with your application form including online applications
  • if you are claiming exceptional medical/social circumstances attach supporting documentation to your application form

Paper application only

  • remember to sign and date the form
  • return your form to your child’s current primary school if in an Ealing maintained school, otherwise send direct to school admissions service by the deadline date.