Apply for a primary school place

The following information is for children starting primary school.

How to apply - September 2024 entry

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, you can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2024 from 1 September 2023.

Your application form and any supplementary forms must be received by 15 January 2024

Before applying:

If you live outside of Wandsworth, you should apply through your home borough.

Apply for a place online

Alternatively you can download and send a paper application form. Some schools will also require a supplementary application form.

When you will hear the outcome - National Offer Day

If you apply online, you will be emailed the outcome of your application on the evening of Tuesday 16 April 2024 from the London eAdmissions Team.

You will also be sent a follow-up notification email from Wandsworth Council if it was not possible to offer your first preference school. This will provide detailed information about the outcome of your application and what do next.

If you applied on a paper form and have provided an email address, we will email you your application outcome on the evening of 16 April 2024. Otherwise, you will be sent an outcome letter by first class mail on 16 April 2024.

Waiting list

If your application is unsuccessful, you can check your position on the primary school waiting list.


If you disagree with the outcome of your application you can make an appeal.


Telephone lines to the Pupil Services Team are currently open between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

School Admissions contact details: