When can my child start school?
Date of birth
Start or transfer
01/09/2014 - 31/08/2015
Start reception September 2019
|1 Sep 2018 – 15 Jan 2019|
01/09/2015 - 31/08/2016
Start reception September 2020
|1 Sep 2019 – 15 Jan 2020|
01/09/2016 - 31/08/2017
Start reception September 2021
|1 Sep 2020 – 15 Jan 2021|
If your child is born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 your child will start school in September 2019.
You must apply online using e-Admissions
The closing date is 15 January 2019.
Before making your application
- read our ‘Starting School in Hounslow’ brochure.
- check how reception places were allocated last year.
- read the eAdmissions guidance leaflet
If you do not live in the London Borough of Hounslow, you will need to apply through your own council.
Parent Information Day
We will be holding an information day on how to apply on Wednesday 21 November from 10am – 2pm at the Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.
Admission Drop in Sessions
If you need support with your application, you can come to one of our drop-in sessions at the Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.
These will be held every Wednesday from 3 October 2018 – 09 January 2019 from 10am – 2pm.
Supplementary Information Forms
Some schools (such as faith schools) require you to complete their own Supplementary Information Form (SIF) in addition to Hounslow's Common Application Form (online application). See the Primary School Supplementary Information form page.
Submitting a late application greatly reduces your chance of getting a place at one of your preferred schools. Late applications will be processed after the first allocation of places to on-time applicants on 16 April 2019.
- 1 September 2018 – application system opens.
- 3 October 2018 – 09 January 2019 – drop-in session every Wednesday from 10am - 2pm at the Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.
- 21 November 2018 – information day for parents from 10am – 2pm at the Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.
- 15 January 2019 – closing date for applications for reception class and Year 3 entry to Junior schools.
- 16 April 2019 – National Offer Day.
- 30 April 2019 – last day to accept or not accept the school place offered.
School Admissions Team
Telephone: 020 8583 2711