Start primary school in September 2020

Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2018 are due to start the first year of primary school (reception class) in September 2020.

Remember, if your child is currently in Nursery at Woodlands, you will still need to apply for a place for them to start Reception. 

You must apply directly to Ealing council. The deadline for applying for primary school is 15 January 2020. Applications received after this date are late and will not be considered until after national offer day.

The national offer day for on time applicants is 16 April 2020. If you apply online you will receive an email in the evening on 16 April confirming the school that has been offered.

Please click here to take a look at the Ealing Council website for further information. 

In-Year Admissions 

You need to obtain a Primary School In-Year Common Application Form. These are available from the In-Year Admissions Team who can be contacted by telephoning 020 8828 6339; email:

Further information is available on the website Alternatively, you can pick the form up from the school office.

If you are interested in sending your child to Woodlands and wish to visit the school, please contact the school office to arrange a visit on 0208 998 2479, or email the office at

View more information about Starting Reception


Children are admitted to Woodlands Nursery the September after their 3rd birthday. We can put children on our Waiting List after their 2nd birthday. Please visit the school office between 9.30am and 3.00pm during term-time and bring with you a copy of the child’s birth certificate, and proof of address.

Please contact the school if you have any further questions.

View more information about Starting Nursery

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