Apply for a primary school place

Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 will start primary school in September 2021. 

The application for a primary school place for September 2020 opened on 1 September and will close on 15 January 2021.

You can read information on how to apply for a primary school place and details of school admission arrangements for each school in our Guide to primary schools 2021-22.

Supporting documents

If you do not pay Council Tax in Harrow you will need to submit documents to provide proof of your address.


When you complete your application you can choose up to six schools for your child to attend. To help you to choose a suitable school you can:


If it is your first time making an application, you will need to create an account before your begin the application form.

If you are not a resident in Harrow, you will need to make an application with your local council.

Key dates

View the table below for key dates for primary school applications:

Date Event
1 September 2020 Application opens
15 January 2021 Closing date for applications
16 April 2021 Receive outcome of application