Hounslow Council


Primary school admissions

When can my child start school?

Date of birth

Start or transfer

01/09/2012 - 31/08/2013

Start reception September 2017

01/09/2013 - 31/08/2014

Start reception September 2018

01/09/2014 - 31/08/2015

Start reception September 2019


If your child is born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 your child will start school in September 2017.

Applications for a Reception school place will open on 1 September 2016.

You must apply online using e-admissions. All applications must be submitted by the closing date of 15 January 2017.

Our annual ‘Starting school in Hounslow’ brochure will be available online on 1 September 2017.We advise all parents to read the brochure before making an application.  The brochure gives you full information on the application process.

If you still need to apply for a place for your child to start Reception in September 2016, the online system has now closed and you will need to complete the Primary Common Application form (Adobe PDF icon PDF Help, size 101kb).

Key dates

  • 1 September 2016 – application system opens

  • 23 November 2016 – general advice session for parents at the Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN 10am – 4.00pm

  • 15 January 2017 – closing date for applications for reception class and Year 3 entry to Junior schools..

  • 18 April 2017 – National Offer Day.  

Contact us

Email: admissions@hounslow.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8583 2721

School Admissions
Civic Centre
Lampton Road
Hounslow
TW3 4DN