Apply for a primary school place

Start primary school in September 2018

Children born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 are due to start the first year of primary school (reception class) in September 2018.

Children currently in year 2 at an infant school are due to transfer to junior school in September 2018.

You must apply directly to the council that you are living in at the time of application, regardless of the borough which the school is in. The deadline for applying for primary school is 15 January 2018. Applications recieved after this date are late and will not be considered until after national offer day.

The national offer day for on time applicants is 16 April 2018. If you apply online you will receive an email in the evening on 16 April confirming the school that has been offered.

Before you apply

Full details of the admissions process, applications timetable and Ealing schools - read the primary school admissions prospectus.

Please download the step by step guide to making your online application.

How to apply

Apply online on the eadmissions website from 1 September 2017.

Post offer day guidance

Please read the primary school offer guidance for information on what to do after offer day on 16 April.


If you have questions about applying for a school place, contact the main round admissions team.