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Applying for a junior school place

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 you may need to apply for a junior school place for September 2019.

Before your apply

Read the school admissions 2019 brochure [3MB].

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.

How to apply

All Hillingdon residents with a child in Year 2 at any infant school must submit an application. Applications can be made for up to four junior schools; however, if you only wish to transfer your child to your linked Hillingdon junior school, you only need to include one preference. 

If you choose to apply online, you must not complete a paper application as well.

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Applications also need to be made for Hillingdon residents with pupils wishing to continue at a junior school in a different authority.

Residents of other boroughs wishing to apply for a Hillingdon junior school should contact their own local authority for details on how to make an application.

This applies to all Year 2 pupils who are:

  • currently attending an infant school in Hillingdon or a neighbouring authority; or
  • currently attending a primary school and you wish to transfer your child to a junior school in September 2019

This does not apply to Year 2 pupils who are:

  • currently attending a primary school in Hillingdon or a neighbouring authority, and you wish your child to move to year 3 in the same school; or
  • currently attending a primary school and you wish to transfer your child to a Year 3 place at a different primary school in September 2019 (an In-Year application will need to be made in this case)

Junior schools in Hillingdon give priority to pupils attending their linked infant school, but they do not reserve places for individual pupils, therefore it is very important that you apply on time to ensure you do not miss out on an offer. Applications must be made for Year 2 pupils wishing to continue in the following Hillingdon junior schools:

  • Coteford Junior School
  • Field End Junior School
  • Grange Park Junior School
  • Harefield Junior School
  • Hillside Junior School
  • Lady Bankes Junior School
  • Minet Junior School
  • Newnham Junior School
  • Oak Farm Junior School
  • Whitehall Junior School
  • Whiteheath Junior School
  • Yeading Junior School

Offer day

National offer day was the Tuesday 16 April 2019.

If you applied online; you will have received an email on the evening of the 16 April 2019 advising you to log back into your eadmissions account to view and accept your offer. You will not receive an offer letter in the post and all relevant information will be available on the eadmissions website. 


If you submitted a paper application; your offer letter will be posted on the 16 April 2019 with full instructions on how to accept your school offer.

Note: You must accept the offer by 30 April 2019 to secure the school place.

Please note appeals must be lodged by 15 May 2019 to ensure that the appeal is heard before the end of term.

Alternatively if the school is outside Hillingdon, please contact the borough in which the school is situated to obtain the procedure and the date by which an appeal must be received by them.

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