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.

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

Please read our ‘Starting School in Hounslow’ brochure (Adobe PDF icon PDF Help, size 6082kb) before making your application. The brochure gives you full information on the application process

If you do not live in the London Borough of Hounslow, you will need to apply through your own council.  

Admission Drop in Sessions

If you need support with your application, please attend one of our drop in sessions being held in the Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.  An officer from the School Admissions Team will be available to help with the online application process.

Drop in sessions will be held every Wednesday at 10am – 2pm from 5 October 2016 – 11 January 2017.

Supplementary Information Forms

Some schools (such as faith schools) require the completion of the school's Supplementary Information Form (SIF) in addition to Hounslow's Common Application Form (on-line application). Further information can be found on the Primary School Supplementary Information form page.

Late applications

Submitting a late application greatly reduces your child’s chance of obtaining a place at one of your preferred school.  If you miss the 15 January 2017 deadline, please contact us as soon as possible to request a late application. Late applications will be processed after the first allocation of places to on-time applicants on 18 April 2017.

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.

  • 2 May 2017 - last day to accept or not accept the school place offered

Contact us

Email: admissions@hounslow.gov.uk

Tel: 020 8583 2721

School Admissions
Civic Centre
Lampton Road