Apply for a primary school place

Starting school in Camden 

Camden has some of the best primary schools in the country. 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 2021 if they were born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017.

Applications for reception places opened on 1 September 2020. You need to apply by the deadline of 15 January 2021.

Apply for a reception place from 1 September 2020 onwards

Fraudulent applications

Know someone who intends to or has used a false address to get a school place? Report it in confidence to the Camden admissions team. Email or call 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