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Starting primary school September 2019

For children born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 starting primary school in September 2019.

Starting primary school 2018

Offer day

National offer day was Tuesday 16 April.

If you applied online; you will have received an email on the evening of Tuesday 16 April advising you to log back into your e-admissions 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 e-admissions website. 

View the outcome of your application

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 Tuesday 16 April with full instructions on how to accept your school offer. 

Accept your place

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

You must accept the offer by Tuesday 30 April to secure your child's 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 four weeks from the date of this letter, as waiting lists will not yet be available.


Under the School Standards and Framework Act 1998, you have the right of appeal 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 directly to obtain the appeal documentation. If you wish to make an appeal to a community school, please contact the local authority. 

Please note: appeals must be lodged by Wednesday 15 May 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 Tuesday 15 January.

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

The  School Admissions 2019 brochure [2MB] 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.

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 deadline for on-time supplementary information forms was Tuesday 15 January. Please be aware that any forms submitted after the deadline will not be processed until after National Offer Day (Tuesday 16 April).

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. 

Primary school brochure archive

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