Starting primary school 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.

Late applications

The eAdmissions website is open to receive late applications. All applications submitted after 15 January 2018 will be treated as late.

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.

Late applications will not receive an outcome on national offer day in April, and will be considered in the second round of offers in May.


The following information remains available throughout the primary reception process.

 'Hints and tips leaflet' (PDF, 329KB)  

 Your choice for primary education (PDF, 7MB) . 

Contact us

We have three numbers you can call:

020 7745 6432

020 7745 6433

020 7745 6434


Last updated: 22 January 2018
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