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How to apply for a nursery school place 2023-2024

You can now apply for nursery places at Stag Lane, online, to start in September 2023. To apply for a nursery place, you will need to complete Harrow Council’s online application form. https://www.harrow.gov.uk/childcare/school-nurseries.

If you need a nursery school place for the current academic year please contact the nursery school directly by clicking here.

Your child can attend Nursery either in the mornings or afternoons. The option of 30 hours is available at our Nursery. We also uniquely offer the choice of attending 15 hours over three consecutive days, e.g. all day Monday, Tuesday and morning only on Wednesday OR Wednesday afternoon and all day on Thursday and Friday. This is the Flexi option.

Our Nursery Hours are:
Mornings only       08:30 – 11:30
Afternoons only    12:30 – 15:30
All-day                     08:30 – 15:30
You are able to indicate your preferred option when you make your application.  Stag Lane is the largest Nursery in Harrow. We can offer up to 76 places.
What are the deadlines for applying?
  • The closing date for nursery places is 15th January 2023
  • The confirmation letters are due to be sent out by 15th March 2023
What will I need to apply for a nursery place?
To apply for a nursery place, you will need:
  • Information about your child
  • Proof of child's date of birth
  • Proof of parent’s address
  • Your preferred nursery
  • Your preferred attendance time
  • To apply for a nursery place to start now, your child must be born between 1/9/18 and 31/8/19.

  • Please visit the school to pick up an application form. We will be able to let you know if we have any places available.


How to apply for a primary school place 2022-2023

Children born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 will start reception class in a Harrow primary school in September 2023.
The application for primary school admissions for September 2023 is available on the eAdmissions website     https://www.eadmissions.org.uk/
The closing date for this application is 15 January 2023.
Before completing an application please ensure you have read The Guide to Primary Schools 2023-2023  on Harrow Council’s website. 



If you live in Harrow and wish to see which schools are closest to your home address please see here, Harrow Council’s school distance calculator https://www.harrow.gov.uk/schools-learning/apply-primary-school-place/3   

The closing date for Reception applications for September 2023, is 15 January 2023.

School admissions
Telephone: 020 8901 2697
Email: schooladmissions@harrow.gov.uk
eAdmissions team
Email: support@eadmissions.org.uk

Timetable of applications to Reception

The eAdmissions website will open on 1st September 2022, applications can then be made for children starting school in September 2023.

Oversubscription Criteria

a) A 'looked after child' or a child who was previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to an adoption, residence, or special guardianship order.
b)  Children for whom it is essential to be admitted to a specific school because of special circumstances to do with significant medical needs and or social needs.
c) Medical reasons relevant to parent(s)
d) Sibling link (i.e. brothers/sisters living at the same address)
e) Distance

Pupil Admissions Number – the number of places in Reception year group

The School's Pupil Admissions Number (PAN) is 120.
Other important information can be found here:

How to apply for a Secondary school place 2023-2024

Please view the table below for key dates for secondary school applications:
1 September 2022
The website opens and you can apply online
31 October 2022
Closing date for applications
1 March 2023
Receive outcome of an application