Apply for a primary or junior school place

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The information on this page relates to:

  • Children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 who will start Reception class at a primary or infant school in September 2019.
  • Children born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 who currently attend an infant school and will transfer to junior school in September 2019.

Apply for a school place before 15 January 2019 

Help with your application

If you would like some help with your Primary or Junior School application, or if you have any questions about an application you have already submitted, you will be able to meet a School Admissions Officer at a Customer Drop-In Session being held at Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm on Thursday 10th and Monday 14th January 2019.

You do not need an appointment - if you would like to speak to an Officer please come to the Customer Services desk on the ground floor of the Brent Civic Centre (near the red lifts).

How to apply


The process has several stages:

Plan and prepare -> Apply -> Respond to your offer.

If you do not live in Brent and you want a place in a Brent school, you will need to apply to the council that you live in.

Key dates

September / October School open evenings / open mornings
1 September 2018Applications open
15 January 2019 Applications deadline
16 April 2019National offer day
30 April 2019 Response deadline
Second round of offers
30 April 2019 Deadline for applications and changes for the second round
Week ending 17 May 2019 Second round of offers
31 May 2019 Second round response deadline
Third round of offers
31 May 2019 Deadline for applications and changes for the third round
Week ending 21 June 2019 Third round offers
28 June 2019 Third round response deadline
September 2019 Children start school
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