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Admission to school

Timeline for applications to Year R and Year 3 in September 2017

Online application system opens - Sunday 1 November 2016

Parents of children resident in Hampshire (not including Portsmouth or Southampton) wishing to apply for a place to start school or transfer to junior school (including schools outside Hampshire) can apply online. Paper forms are also available on request from any  Hampshire schools or the County Admissions Team. from 1 November 2016.

National deadline for Year R & Year 3 (junior school) applications - Sunday 15 January 2017

The online application system will close at midnight on this date. Paper application forms should be returned to a Hampshire County Council school during school hours or the County Admissions Team. by this date.

Final date for changes to on-time applications - Wednesday 15 February 2017

If you provide evidence to the County Admissions Team of a significant change in your circumstances since 15 January, (usually a change of address) you may make a change to an on-time application up until this date. No changes can be made after 15 February 2017.

National notification date - Tuesday 18 April 2017

Online applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by e-mail. They will also be able to log into the online system to view their application outcome. Parents who submitted an on-time paper application will be sent a letter on 18 April 2017 by first-class post. Letters will also be sent to online applicants, in addition to their e-mail, who were not offered a place at their first preference school.

Tuesday 2 May 2017 - Late applications received before 18 April will be considered.

From Wednesday 3 May 2017 - Late applications received on or after 18 April will be considered.


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