Apply to start primary school (reception) for September
Applications are for children with birthdays from 1
September 2010 to 31 August 2011
Please be aware that if you live in Redbridge you must apply for
a reception school place through us even if the school is not in
Redbridge. If you are not a Redbridge resident you need to apply
via your own Council (even for a Redbridge school). For information
about our primary schools please view our primary schools page.
- The deadline for online applications was Thursday 15
January 2015, online applications closed at 11.59
- Late applications made after 15 January 2015
deadline: If you have not yet applied please make your
late online application with eAdmissions as soon as possible.
Please note that, generally, a late application may not be dealt
with until all the on time applications have been
- Register and make your online
application with eAdmissions
- For further information please view Primary
admissions guidance 2015 (PDF 2.72MB)
If you are unable to attach your supporting documents at the
time of making your eAdmissions application online, please send
supporting documents for proof of residence either
Special Educational Needs
For Special Education Needs applications, you will need to speak
to us by contacting Special
Educational Needs Team.
What happens after you have applied
- You will be sent an email during the evening of 16
April 2015 telling you the outcome of your application. If
the outcome is an offer of a preferred school, this is conditional
on the criteria having been fully met.
- If an offer can be made to your child at your:
first preference school listed on your
application, all information will be emailed to you on 16
April 2015. Parents should respond to the offer by logging
in to the eAdmissions site by 30 April 2015.
Should your child be offered a place at a lower
preference school or an alternative school, a letter
confirming the outcome of your application will be posted to
parents by first class post on Thursday 16 April
2015. It is very important that you read this letter and
read it carefully because it will contain useful information.
Accepting your offer
You should complete and return the enclosed form by 30
April 2015 to: Admissions and Awards, Lynton House, 4th
Floor Rear, 255-259 High Road, Ilford, IG1 1NN or scan and
email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Moving between primary schools
If you are already in Reception or any other Primary school
(through to year 6) and wish to move to another Primary school or
remain on a school's waiting list, please complete the online In-Year application.