Admission to school

provided by the Children's Services Department

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Hampshire County Council operates two types of admissions:

  • one for In Year applications.  This is for children who need an immediate school place.  

  • the other is for September 2015 applications into Year R, Year 3 (junior schools only) and Year 7, known as the Main Round

If you do not know which year group your child would usually be admitted to, please check by using their date of birth.

There are two online system, depending on which admission you require.  At present, the online system is only available for In-Year applications and Main Round applications for Year R and Year 3 (junior).  The Year 7 (September) applications closed on 31 October 2014.  Further information on submitting a late Year 7 application can be found on Stop Press.

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In-year applications

Parents who need to make a school application for their child to start immediately (within the next four weeks), should apply using the link below. Applications for an In Year school place starting in September can also be made using the online system. You may also wish to refer to our guidance about in-year admissions and information about types of school in Hampshire, the school's age range and status.

Please be aware that if you have previously applied online using the online system and you now need to apply for an in-year place, you must register again. Your username and password can be the same but you will need to complete the registration section.

Main round applications

Parents who need to make an application for their child to start in Year R or Year 3 (junior) in September 2015 can use the link below to the online system. The system closed to Year 7 applications on the national closing date of  31 October 2014.  Please follow the guidance on Stop Press to make a late Year 7 application.

Please be aware that the system does not support smart phones or tablets. Please use a PC to apply.  If you do not have access to a PC, you can use the internet for free at any Hampshire library. Further details, including locations of Hampshire libraries, can be found by clicking on this link: www.hants.gov.uk/library.

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    The Year R and Year 3 form will be temporarily closed overnight from 5pm on Wednesday 19 November due to essential maintenance.  The system will be available again from 6am on Thursday 20 November.

    Apply to start school in September 2015

    For Hampshire residents to apply for Year R or Year 3 (junior) at any publicly funded school in England.

    For a step-by-step guide, please see our online user guidance Microsoft Word 663kB.