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School admissions

Find out how to apply for primary and secondary school places.

Starting primary school from September 2024

Information on how to apply for a primary school place for reception class 2024.

Starting secondary school from September 2024

Find out the how the application process works for your child's application to secondary school from September 2024.

Applying for a school place in-year

How to make an application to a school outside normal admission rounds.

Consultation on admission arrangements for 2025/26

Information about proposed changes to admission arrangements and how to respond to the consultation.

Determined admission arrangements for 2024/25

Information about proposed changes to admission arrangements and how to respond to the consultation.

Determined admission arrangements for 2023/24

Information about the admissions policies of schools in Westminster for the 2023/24 academic year.

School admissions and access to education

Advice and guidance on applying for school places for your children.

Cut-off distance maps for school admissions

Discover the home to school distances Westminster schools used to decide how places were offered in September 2019.

Schools admission appeals

You can appeal to an independent panel if your child is not offered a place at your preferred school.

Fair Access Protocol

What is the Fair Access Protocol and how it affects admissions in Westminster.