Apply for a primary school place

Starting school in Camden

Camden has some of the best primary schools in the country and all our primary schools are currently rated either 'good' or 'outstanding' by Ofsted. Read our latest guide to the admissions process and local schools in this borough.

Your child will be due to start primary school in September 2020 if they were born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016.

Applications for reception places opened in September 2019. You need to apply by the deadline of Wednesday, 15 January 2020.

Apply for a reception place from 1 September 2019 onwards

Fraudulent applications

If you know someone who intends to or has used a false address to get a school place, you can report this confidentially to the Camden admissions team by emailing or calling 020 7974 1625.

Please provide as much information as possible so that we can investigate the matter fully.


You can appeal against a school admissions decision