Apply for a primary school place

Customer notice

As schools are currently closed, standard in year admissions to Wandsworth schools have been suspended until further notice. Any applications received will be processed once schools re-open.

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

How to apply

If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016, you can apply for a primary school reception year place for September 2020 from 1 September 2019.

Your application form and any supplementary forms must be received by Wednesday January 15 2020.

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 2020 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 Thursday 16 April 2019.

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.


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