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Apply for a primary school place

If your child is due to start primary school and lives in Islington, you must apply online.

Dates and deadlines

You can apply from 1 September 2018, and you must apply by the deadline, 15 January 2019. We recommend you apply by 11 January 2019, just in case there are any problems with getting online or logging into the site.

15 January 2019 this is your deadline to submit a social medical application

16 April 2019: you’ll get an offer by email in the evening 

30 April 2019:  this is your deadline to accept (or turn down) your school place  

16 May 2019: you must send in any appeals by this date. You can appeal even if you’ve accepted the school place offered. 

Let us know how we are doing


After you have submitted your application, please take a moment to complete a short survey to help us review and improve our service.

It should take no more than five minutes to complete:

School Admissions Survey

Late applications 

If we get your application after 15 January 2019 then your application will be marked as late. This means that it will not be considered until we have allocated school places for all applications received on time. This could reduce your chances of getting a place at the school you want.  

If there are exceptional reasons why it was not possible to make your application by the deadline, please email us at Make sure to attach any letters or other documents that help explain and support your reason. 

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