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Applying for a primary school place for September 2024 start

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 you can apply for them to join the Reception Class 2024. The online application process is now open to submit your application.

The closing date for applications is Monday 15 January 2024. If you have missed this deadline, please contact the Westminster Admissions Team as soon as possible.

To find out more and to apply, follow the link below:

Starting primary school from September 2024 | Westminster City Council

The School Admissions Team offers advice and assistance to parents, carers and schools, about all aspects of school admissions.

The team coordinates admissions to reception classes of primary schools and the transfer to secondary school as part of the Pan-London Coordinated Admission System.   

The Schools Admissions Team is the admission authority for the community schools in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster and as part of this role; the admissions team administers the admissions to the community primary schools for admission to reception class.

The team also coordinates admissions to schools for in-year admissions, eg, for families who have just moved into the area or wish to transfer school for any other reason. The Admissions Team also administer applications for assistance with home to school travelling expenses.

Who to contact

If you need a paper application form or further guidance, contact the Admissions Team on:

Find out more about applying for Schools in Westminster via the link Children and education

Last Updated 21/11/2023

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