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Applying for a junior school place

If your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014, you may need to apply for a junior school place for September 2021.

Starting Secondary School 2021 Before you apply

Read the school admissions brochure [4MB]

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.

How to apply

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

All Hillingdon residents with a child in year 2 at any infant school must submit an application. Applications can be made for up to 4 junior schools; however, if you only wish to transfer your child to your linked Hillingdon junior school, you only need to include 1 preference.

If you choose to apply online, you must not complete a paper application as well.

Apply online

The closing date for starting junior school applications is Friday 15 January 2021.

If you are having difficulties making an application online,  read our instructions on how to create and complete an online application [824KB].

Applications also need to be made for Hillingdon residents with pupils wishing to continue at a junior school in a different authority.

Residents of other boroughs wishing to apply for a Hillingdon junior school should contact their own local authority for details on how to make an application.

This applies to all year 2 pupils who are currently:

  • attending an infant school in Hillingdon or a neighbouring authority or
  • attending a primary school and you wish to transfer your child to a junior school in September 2021

This does not apply to year 2 pupils who are currently:

  • attending a primary school in Hillingdon or a neighbouring authority, and you wish your child to move to year 3 in the same school or
  • currently attending a primary school and you wish to transfer your child to a year 3 place at a different primary school in September 2021 (an in-year application will need to be made in this case)

Junior schools in Hillingdon give priority to pupils attending their linked infant school, but they do not reserve places for individual pupils,. Therefore, it is very important that you apply on time to ensure you do not miss out on an offer.

Applications must be made for year 2 pupils wishing to continue in the following Hillingdon junior schools:

  • Coteford Junior School
  • Field End Junior School
  • Grange Park Junior School
  • Harefield Junior School
  • Hillside Junior School
  • Lady Bankes Junior School
  • Minet Junior School
  • Newnham Junior School
  • Oak Farm Junior School
  • Whitehall Junior School
  • Whiteheath Junior School
  • Yeading Junior School

Offer day

National offer day is Friday 16 April 2021.

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