Starting primary school
If you have a child born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018, you must apply for your child to start primary school in September 2022.
In this section
- Key dates
- Before you apply
- Making a late application
- Proof of address
- Supplementary information
- Applications for families arriving from abroad
- The deadline for on-time applications (Saturday 15 January) has now passed.
- National offer day is Tuesday 19 April 2022,
- Read the . This 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.
- Read our .
- The admissions calculator tool will help you find out which criteria your application will meet and the distance from your home address to the school. (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, use our distance calculator.
You can still submit a late application online up until Thursday 18 August.
Please note: Late applications will not be processed until after Tuesday 19 April (National offer day).
If you are having difficulties making an application online, read our.
You will be required to provide proof of address as part of your application. To find out more about what proof is accepted, read our.
If you are thinking about applying to a school that considers faith as a criterion, you must complete a supplementary information form (SIF) and return it to the school or address stated on the school's criteria.
The deadline for on-time supplementary information forms was Saturday 15 January.
Any forms submitted after the deadline will not be processed until after national offer day (Tuesday 19 April).
The following schools consider faith as a criterion; please select the name of the school to obtain a supplementary form.
- Bishop Winnington-Ingram CofE Primary School 2022-23 SIF - coming soon
- St Catherine Catholic Primary School 2022-23 SIF - coming soon
In most cases, children arriving from overseas have the right to attend schools in England. It is the responsibility of parents to check whether their child has a right, under their visa entry conditions, to study at a school before submitting an application.
The following provide information on furthest distances offered for community, academies, foundation and free schools.