Services for children


High school process 2016

For queries regarding the high school process for 2016 contact the main round admissions team on 020 8825 5522 (high).

Guidance for schools: High school admissions process for 2016 (pdf)

Guidance for parents: Applying for a high school place (pdf) and high school online application – a step by step guide (pdf)

Primary and infant to junior school process 2016

For queries regarding the primary and infant to junior transfer process for 2016 contact the main round admissions section on 020 8825 5511 (primary).

Guidance for schools: Primary school admissions and infant to junior transfer processes for 2016 (pdf)

Guidance for parents: Applying for a primary school place (pdf) and primary school online application – a step by step guide (pdf)

In-year school vacancies

The in-year school vacancies lists for primary and high schools show the number of school places available in Ealing's schools*. These are updated weekly during term time and published on the Ealing Council website. Go to the latest school vacancies lists (Ealing Council website) and the guidance notes on school vacancies.

*Please note that some or all of these vacancies may be filled before your application is dealt with. These still can give you an indication of where vacancies have arisen and of the turnover of pupils.

Ealing Council website - main admissions links

Annual LA report to the schools adjudicator

Co-ordinated admissions appeals (in-year and main intake admissions)

Determined admissions arrangements

In-year admissions (for the current academic year)

High school admissions (main September intake)

Primary and junior school admissions (main September intake)

Pupil year group chart (for the current academic year)

School catchment area finder

Useful documents and links

School admission module (SAM) manual (pdf)

Information on SAM (pdf)

Schools admissions code, admissions appeals code and schools admission regulations (DfE website)

Abbreviations (pdf)

In-year admissions

In-year admissions draft consultation on arrangements for 2014 (pdf)
The school admissions code 2012 has implications for the management of in-year admissions. The options available and the recommendation of the Pan London Admissions Group to continue co-ordination are explained.

Fair access protocol
Sets out the processes for schools and Ealing Council to use when allocating places to children and young people covered by the protocol to a school or academy.

In-year admissions 2010/11 scheme for Ealing (ongoing 2012/13) (pdf)
Information on how parents can apply, processing applications, procedures on offering school places, accepting or declining places by parents and waiting lists.

Request to school for pupil information form for high school Year 9-11 applicants (word)
In-year admissions reply slip for accepting or rejecting an offer and for requesting to be put on waiting list or appeal.

One page information leaflet on in-year admissions (pdf)

Single guidance sheet on in-year admissions for front office staff (pdf)

Contact us

If you have any queries please contact the relevant team(s) on Monday to Friday from 9am till 12pm:

Primary school admissions
Tel: (020) 8825 5511

High school admissions
Tel: (020) 8825 5522

In-year admissions
Tel: (020) 8825 6339

Last updated: 11 Aug 2015