Junior Year 3 transfer

Apply to transfer from infant to junior school for September 2024.

Make an application to junior school

Make an application to junior school

Parents of infant school children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 need to apply for a junior school place for September 2024.
Visit the transferring or moving school page if you want to move your child to another school now (in-year transfers).

  • Applications can be submitted from 1 November 2023
  • Deadline for receipt of completed applications is 15 January 2024
  • National Offer Day is 16 April 2024.
  • Applications submitted between 16 January and 30 April will be processed in the second allocation round on 7 June 2024.

Apply online


You are far less likely to get a place at one of your preferred schools with a late application.

Apply online

To apply online you will need: 

  • a laptop or desktop computer. The form is compatible with most tablets and mobile phones.
  • an email address to register.
  • the names of the schools you are requesting for your child (in preference order) – we strongly recommend that you use all four preferences.

If you are unable to apply online

You can request a paper application form from a school or the School Admissions Team or download this printable pdf format version for primary school applications (pdf format, 700Kb)  and post it to us.

Important things to remember when applying

  • It is the responsibility of parents/carers to apply for a school place.
  • Apply on time. The deadline is 15 January 2023.
  • If you apply late, please submit your application by 30 April so it can be included in the second allocation round
  • You can list four different schools in order of preference. We strongly advise you to use all four preferences
  • We advise you to enter your catchment (or designated area) school as one of your preferences.
  • If your application is late, it will be processed later in the year, and you are far less likely to get a place at one of your preferred schools.
  • Consider how your child will travel to school.