How do I apply?
If your child was born on or between 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2016, you can now apply for a primary school place (Reception) for September 2020.
For children born outside of this date of birth range please refer to School admissions - where do I start?
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.
The application process is open from 5 November 2019 to 15 January 2020.
Guide to primary education
Before submitting your application you must read the Guide to primary education 2020 to 2021.
The simplest and easiest way to apply for a Reception school place for September 2020 is to apply using the online system. If you apply online you can amend your application online until 15 January 2020 at midday. If you apply online you will receive an email with your outcome on 16 April 2020.
If you can't apply online, you can request a paper application from the School Admissions Team. If you apply with a paper application you can only make amendments to it by writing to the School Admissions Team before 15 January 2020. If you apply with a paper application your outcome letter will be posted on 16 April 2020.
- the online system is down every day between 11pm and 3am for maintenance
- the online system closes to applications at midday on 15 January 2020
If you are experiencing any technical issues with the online site, for example password resets, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.