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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

Offer day

National offer day is Monday 16 April 2018.

If you applied online; you will receive an email on the evening of the 16 April 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. 


*Please note if you have changed your email address and do not receive an email you can still log into your account on the evening of offer day.

If you submitted a paper application; your offer letter will be posted on 16 April with full instructions on how to accept your school offer. If you choose to accept your offer online, please follow the link below;


For data protection reasons, the School Placement and Admissions team can not advise parents/guardians of the outcome of their application over the telephone.

Note: You must accept the offer by Monday 30 April 2018 to secure the school place.

Declining your offer

If you applied online, you can decline the offer online. Please ensure you state the reason for the decline.  If it is because you are unhappy with the offer you have been given, you are strongly advised to accept the offer because it will not prejudice your higher preferences. Your child will be placed on the waiting list for all schools you named as a higher preference.

Waiting lists

All Academy, Foundation, Free and Voluntary Aided (faith) schools hold their own waiting lists. For Community schools please contact the Local Authority. If the school is outside the borough of Hillingdon you should contact the borough in which the school is situated to enquire whether the waiting list is provided by the school or the Local Authority. Please do not contact the school in Hillingdon any sooner than 4 weeks from the date of this letter as waiting lists will not yet be available.


You have the right of appeal under the School Standards & Framework Act 1998 against the refusal of a place at any of the schools for which you have applied. If you wish to appeal for an Academy, Foundation, Free or Voluntary Aided (faith) school you must contact the school direct to obtain the appeal documentation. If you wish to make an appeal to a Admission appeals please contact the Local Authority. 

Please note appeals must be lodged by 15 May 2018 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 within the next few days to obtain the procedure and the date by which an appeal must be received by them.

Late applications

The closing date for on time applications was Monday 15 January 2018.

You can request a paper application by calling the School Placement and Admissions team on 01895 556644.

Please be aware that any application submitted after the deadline will not be processed until after national offer day for all on time applications.

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 criteria calculator 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 2018. Please see our full determined arrangements 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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