Apply for a primary school place

Your child will start primary school in September 2022, if they were born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018.  To apply for a school place you will need to complete an application form.

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Primary school offers

Offers for primary school places were issued on 19 April 2022. Find out how to respond to your child's offer.

Applications from families arriving from abroad, including the EU

In most cases, children arriving from overseas have the right to attend schools in England. It is the responsibility of parents to check whether their child has a right, under their visa entry conditions, to study at a school before submitting an application. 

View more information about applications for families arriving from abroad on the Government website

School places for children who are changing schools or have recently moved to Harrow

If you have recently moved to Harrow and need an immediate school place for your child or you would like to transfer your child to a new school, please complete the in-year admission form.


The closing date to apply for a primary school place was 15 January 2022.

If you did not apply before the closing date, you can still submit an application. Applications submitted after the closing date are considered late and will be processed in April 2022. 

Please follow the information below to submit an application:

Further 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 2022-23

Apply for a primary school place

Applying for a faith school place

If you are applying to a faith school/academy, and would like to apply as a faith applicant you will need to fill in a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) and return it directly to the school before the closing date. For some schools you will also need to complete a Priest Reference form for more information see the school admission arrangements page.

Important dates

Below are some important dates for primary school applications.

Date Event
1 September 2021 Application for primary school opens
15 January 2022 Closing date for applications
19 April 2022 Receive outcome of application