Starting Primary School in 2021
If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 you will need to apply for a reception school place for September 2021.
- The deadline to apply for a primary school place is 15 January 2021
- Read about schools and how to apply in the Primary School Admissions Booklet (PDF, 6MB)
- Measure your distance to local schools using Haringey's Distance Calculator.
- Check past cut-off distances - consider which schools you are likely to be offered.
- Apply online:
Alternatively, you can email or call the number below to have a paper form posted to you.
If you would like to visit schools before making your application then you can contact schools directly to arrange a tour.
If you are applying for faith schools, don't forget to complete their Supplementary Information Forms (SIFs) as well and send them to the school before the application deadline.
Thinking about delayed admission?
If you are considering delaying your child's admission to school, you must first apply for a school place in their correct chronological year group.
Read about Delayed Admission and Summer Born Children, to find out what options are available and what you need to do.
- Find a list of Haringey primary schools on the on the Primary Schools page.
- All the information about how to apply for primary school can be found in our Primary School Admissions Booklet (PDF, 6MB)
- Take a look at which schools also have Supplementary Information Forms (SIFs)
- Most Haringey schools do not have catchment areas. Find out about how Haringey measures distances
- How to report a possible Fraudulent School Application
- Applying online - Frequently Asked Questions
- How to apply under the Social and Medical Criterion
- How to apply if your child has Special Educational Needs
- Haringey School Admission Arrangements
Tel: 020 8489 1000
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