Primary school places and admissions

Primary school admissions for September 2019

This information is relevant for parents who need to make an application for a primary, infant or junior school place 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: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Swindon Borough Council Offices, Committee room 2, Civic Offices, Euclid Street, SN1 2JH
8 October 2018

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

15 January 2019 Deadline for receiving on time 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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