Time to Apply for School Places in September 2020

eAdmissions open for children starting primary or moving up to secondary


Parents in Hammersmith & Fulham with children due to start primary school in September 2020 can now apply for a place, with the eAdmissions site open for registration.

If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016, they will be starting reception in primary school from September 2020.

The national closing date for applications is 15 January 2020.

Hammersmith & Fulham Council says parents with queries about the process can find information about schools in the area and how to apply in its Starting School in 2020 brochure.

There is also a new Hints and Tips brochure, which has also been published in Arabic, Polish, Somali and Spanish. You can download those versions here.

Parents of children moving up to secondary school in September 2020 have a shorter time to apply for places, with the national closing date of 31 October 2019.

If your child will reach the age of 11 between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, they will be moving on to secondary school in September 2020.

Local parents with queries about the process can find detailed information in the Moving On Up and Hints and Tips brochures. Again, you can download versions in Arabic, Polish, Somali and Spanish here.

The eAdmissions site is open to register your details and to make an application for a reception place

The system is designed to help you by guiding you through the process, ensuring you do not miss anything vital or make any mistakes.

The system is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, meaning you can edit your application and change preferences right up to the closing date. You should have the security of knowing your application is valid and has been accepted as you will receive an auto-receipt and reference number once you submit the completed application.

You can also contact the admissions team on 020 8753 1085, open 9am till 2pm, Monday to Friday or email school.admissions@lbhf.gov.uk.

The and the national offer date, when parents will find out which places have been offered is 2 March 2020 for secondary schools and 16 April 2020 for primary schools.

September 17, 2019




September 17, 2019