Apply for a primary or junior school place for September 2020

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The information on this page relates to:

  • Children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 who will start Reception class at a primary or infant school in September 2020.
  • Children born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 who currently attend an infant school and will transfer to junior school in September 2020.

Apply for a school place before 15 January 2020 

Please note: if you need a school place straight away, you will need to make an in-year application which has a different application process.

How to apply

Process

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 2019Applications open
15 January 2020 Applications deadline
16 April 2020National offer day
30 April 2020 Response deadline
Second round of offers
30 April 2020 Deadline for applications and changes for the second round
Week ending 15 May 2020 Second round of offers
22 May 2020 Second round response deadline
Third round of offers
22 May 2020 Deadline for applications and changes for the third round
Week ending 19 June 2020 Third round offers
26 June 2020 Third round response deadline
September 2020 Children start school
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