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Starting primary school September 2017

Do you have a child born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013?

Starting primary school 2017

If so you must apply for your child to start primary school in September 2017 by Sunday 15 January 2017.

Before your apply

  1. Read the  Primary school admissions brochure 2017 [1Mb]​ 
    The brochure contains a lot of useful information on making your application, choosing your schools, frequently asked questions and all of the schools' individual criteria and contact details.
  2. Admissions calculator (for community schools only) *New to 2016*
  3. Admissions Fayres *New to 2016*
    There are no more admission fayres for starting primary school September 2017. If you have any questions regarding the application process please do not hesitate to contact us via admissions@hillingdon.gov.uk.

Unsure which criteria your child falls under? This handy admissions calculator tool will help you find out which criteria your application will meet and the distance from your home address to the school.

Please be aware that this can only calculate distances from Hillingdon borough addresses, if you live outside of Hillingdon and would like to calculate your distance to a school please use this distance calculator


Following a thorough consultation the admissions criteria for all Hillingdon Community Schools will change for children who are due to start school in September 2017.  Please see our full determined arrangements and criteria below;

School criteriaSchool boundaryFlowchart
Community school admissions criteria [62kb]  Criteria flowchart [190kb]
Deanesfield Primary School admissions criteria [59kb]  Criteria flowchart [191kb]
Frithwood Primary School admissions criteria [63kb] Frithwood Primary School boundary priority area [1Mb] Criteria flowchart [270kb]
Harmondsworth Primary School admissions criteria [104kb] Harmondsworth Primary School priority boundary [914kb] 
Heathrow Primary School admissions criteria [63kb] Heathrow Primary School priority boundary area [412kb] 


Closing date for applications is Sunday 15 January 2017.

To give your child the best possible chance of being offered their preferred school, please ensure your application is received on time. Hillingdon council can not be held responsible for any delays in the post or problems with internet providers; we would therefore recommend that you submit your application by Friday 13 January 2017 to ensure it is received on time. 

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Proof of address

Proof of address information 2017 [151kb] you are required to submit alongside your application. Please be aware that when you apply online you will not be able to attach any documentary evidence until after you have submitted your application.

Supplementary information 

If you are considering applying to a school that considers faith as a criterion you must complete a supplementary information form (SIF). The completed SIF must be returned to the school or address cited on the school's criteria.

The following schools consider faith as a criterion, please select the name of the school to obtain a supplementary form.

Offer Day

National offer day is Tuesday 18 April 2017.

If you applied online, you can view the result of your offer online from the evening of Tuesday 18 April 2017 (after 5pm).

If you submitted a paper application, your offer will be posted on the Tuesday 18 April 2017.

The deadline to accept or decline your offer is Tuesday 2 May 2017.

You must accept your offer to secure your school place


Information on furthest distances offered for Community, Academies, Foundation and Free Schools. 

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