Primary school places and admissions

Primary school admissions for September 2019

This information is relevant for parents who need to  make an applications for a primary, infant or junior school places for September 2019 

Applications can be made from Monday, 3 September 2018

Unless you decide to educate your child at home, your child must be in school the term following their fifth birthday. For example, if your child was born between:

  • 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 they can start Primary or Infant school in September 2019
  • 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 they can start Junior school in September 2019 

Timeline of activity

Date Activity
3 September 2018

Application process opens
Applications can be made by using the online admissions system  

27 September 2018 Drop in session : 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Swindon Borough Council Offices, Committee room 2, Civic Offices, Euclid Street. SN1 2JH
8 October 2018

Drop in session: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
North Swindon Library, Orbital Shopping Centre,Thamesdown Drive, Swindon. SN25 4AN

15 January 2019 Deadline for receiving ontime applications
Applications made after this time will be considered as late​  
15 March 2019  ​Deadline to submit any changes of address for consideration  
​16 April 2019  Offers made to parents
30 April 2019  ​Deadline for accepting places 



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