Making an application for primary school

Applying to transfer from Infant to Junior School (Year 2 to Year 3)

Parent/carers of children in Year 2 at infant schools must apply online for a Year 3 place at their linked junior/primary school. Access to the admissions system is from their own local authority websites.

  • Children resident in Bromley in Year 2 at an infant school - apply online at from 1 September 2016.
  • Children resident out of borough in Year 2 at Bromley infant schools - applications are via the authority where council tax is paid.

More information and advice is provided in the infant to junior transfer leaflet

Key dates for 2017

  • Sunday 15 January 2017 - application closing date.
  • Tuesday 18 April 2017 - offer day.
  • Tuesday 2 May 2017 - deadline for acceptance of offer.

Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC)  

Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) should not apply online for their Year 3 place. Contact the Special Educational Needs Group on 020 8313 4739 for further information.

Applications for Year 3 places – September 2017

Year 2 children in infant schools wishing to apply for a Year 3 place in a school other than their linked junior/primary should complete a paper primary in-year application form.

Year 2 children who do not attend an infant school and wish to apply for a junior school, must apply through the In Year process.