Watch the live web stream of the virtual full Brent Council meeting on Monday, 13 July 2020 at 6pm

Apply for a secondary school place for September 2020

Children born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 are due to start secondary school, in September 2019.

Apply for a school place before 31 October 2019 

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


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 2019 School open evenings / open mornings
1 September 2019 - Applications open
31 October 2019 Applications deadline
2 March 2020 - National offer day
16 March 2020 Response deadline
Second round of offers
16 March 2020 Deadline for applications and changes for the second round
Week ending 27 March 2020  Second round of offers
3 April 2020 Second round response deadline
Third round of offers
4 May 2020 Deadline for applications and changes for the third round
Week ending 22 May 2020 Third round offers
29 May 2020 Third round response deadline
September 2020 Children start school