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Starting primary school from September 2024

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

When to apply for Reception

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, you can apply for them to join the Reception Class 2024. The online application process is now open to submit your application.

Apply through eAdmissions 

The closing date for applications is Monday 15 January 2024.


For you to be fully informed of the application process and how to find out more about the schools you may be interested in applying to, a handy hints and tips leaflet is available. A more detailed online brochure includes further information about individual schools and how they offer places.

This leaflet answers the most frequently asked questions and includes general guidance and signposting to more detailed information

Primary school admissions brochure 2024

This brochure includes:

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


If you need a paper form or require further support or guidance, please call 020 7745 6433 (weekdays, 9am to 2pm) or email [email protected]

Published: 11 January 2021

Last updated: 21 September 2023