Apply online and on time for your child to start primary school in September 2021

12 November 2020

Written by: Lambeth Council

Children and young people - News and announcements - Opportunities

If you live in Lambeth and your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, you should apply now for a primary school place. The deadline is midnight on Friday 15 January 2021

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Apply online and on time for your child to start primary school in September 2021

Apply online and apply on time

We strongly advise you to apply online. The benefits of applying online are:

  • It is free and secure
  • Quick, easy to use
  • Your application won’t get lost in the post
  • Dropdown school lists help reduce errors and save you time
  • Information can be checked online and changed at any point before the closing date without the need to fill in another form
  • You can attach the required proof of address documentation
  • You will be issued with a unique reference which will be your proof that your application has been received
  • The online system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, up until midnight on the closing date of Friday 15 January 2021
  • During the evening of Friday 16 April 2021, you will be sent an email and/or text with the outcome of your application.
  • The online application process is now compatible with mobile devices so you will be able to submit your CAF via your mobile phone using the App.

Apply online now

Online applications can be made via the online application portal

More information

Read or download the starting primary school in Lambeth 2021/22 booklet.

View our apply for a primary school place for 2021/22 online guide