Apply for a primary or junior school place for September 2021

The information on this page relates to:

  • Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 who will start Reception class at a primary or infant school in September 2021.
  • Children born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 who currently attend an infant school and will transfer to junior school in September 2021.

Apply for a school place before 15 January 2021 

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 2020Applications open
15 January 2021 Applications deadline
16 April 2021National offer day
30 April 2021 Response deadline
Second round of offers
30 April 2021 Deadline for applications and changes for the second round
Week ending 14 May 2021 Second round of offers
21 May 2021 Second round response deadline
Third round of offers
21 May 2021 Deadline for applications and changes for the third round
Week ending 18 June 2021 Third round offers
25 June 2021 Third round response deadline
September 2021 Children start school

Useful documents