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Starting primary school September 2018

Do you have a child born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014?

Starting primary school 2018

If so you must apply for your child to start primary school in September 2018 by Monday 15 January 2018.

Before you apply

Read the School Admissions Brochure 2018 [2Mb] 

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.

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

Book onto our information sessions, which are being held for parents/guardians to explain the application process. Spaces are limited and you must book your place to attend.


From the 1 September 2017 you will be able to start completing your child's application.

Apply now

Closing date for applications is Monday 15 January 2018.

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 12 January 2018 to ensure it is received on time.

If you are having difficulties making an application online please find instructions below on how to create and complete an online application.

How to complete an online application [437kb]


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  and criteria below.

School criteriaSchool boundaryFlowchart
Community school admissions criteria [62kb]  Criteria flowchart [187kb]
Deanesfield Primary School admissions criteria [59kb]  Criteria flowchart [189kb]
Frithwood Primary School admissions criteria [63kb] Frithwood Primary School boundary priority area [1Mb] Criteria flowchart [306kb]
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] 

Proof of address

You are required to submit proof of address information [71kb] alongside your application. Note: 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.


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

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