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. There is no automatic move from infant  school to  Year 3. 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 2021.
  • Children resident out of borough in Year 2 at Bromley infant schools - applications are via the authority where council tax is paid.

See guide to applying for your child's place online.

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

Key dates for 2021

  • Friday 15 January 2021- application closing date.
  • Friday 16 April 2021 - offer day.
  • Friday 30 April 2021 - deadline for acceptance of offer.

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

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 2020

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.