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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 2016, and you must apply by the deadline, 15 January 2017. We recommend you apply by 12 January 2017, just in case there are any problems with getting online or logging into the site.

31 January 2017: this is your deadline to submit a social medical application

18 April 2017: you’ll get an offer by email in the evening 

2 May 2017: this is your deadline to accept (or turn down) your school place  

17 May 2017: you must send in any appeals by this date. You can appeal even if you’ve accepted the school place offered. 

Late applications 

If we get your application after 15 January 2017 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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