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 2023 if they were born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019. The next round of applications begins from 1 September. You need to apply before 15 January 2023.

Apply for a reception place from 1 September 2022 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 admissions@camden.gov.uk or call 020 7974 1625.

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

Appeal

You can appeal against a school admissions decision