Apply to start primary school (reception) for September 2015

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 pm.
  • 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 processed. 
  • Register and make your online application with eAdmissions 
  • For further information please view Primary admissions guidance 2015 (PDF 2.72MB)

Supporting documents

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

In-Year Application

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.

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