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How to apply

This page relates to children born on or between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017.

If your child’s date of birth does not fall on or between these dates, please see our when to apply page.

Please make sure you read all the information below before completing your application.

This process is for Bracknell Forest residents only. If you are not a Bracknell Forest resident, you will need to apply to your home local authority. You must apply to your home local authority no matter what school you wish to apply for.

When you can apply

If your child was born on or between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 you can now apply for a primary school place (Reception, September 2021).

The application process for primary school places (Reception, September 2021) is open from:

  • 5 November 2020 to 15 January 2021

Read the guide

Before you apply for a primary school place, you must read The Guide to Primary Education 2021 to 2022. 

Contact information

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