Apply for a primary school place

Customer notice

Owing to the current exceptional circumstances, there is limited telephone access to the Pupil Services Team. For any queries, please email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

How to apply

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, you can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2021 from 1 September 2020.

Your application form and any supplementary forms must be received by 15 January 2021.

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 16 April 2021 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 apply on a paper form, you will be sent an outcome letter by first class mail on Friday 16 April 2021.

Read guidance on  what to do after receiving the outcome of your application

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.


School Admissions contact details: