Starting school or moving up to junior school
21. Timeline for 2022 entry
Children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 will start school in September 2022.
Children attending an infant school and born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 will move up to junior school in September 2021.
September to December 2021 - open events
It’s important you find out about the schools you are interested in before you decide to put them on your application. You can list up to 6 schools when you apply.
Open events information will be added to our school directory when it is available. Open events are the easiest way to see a school first hand.
2 November - applications open
17 January 2022 deadline - primary school applications close
28 January - deadline last date for moving into Buckinghamshire
The latest date for moving into Buckinghamshire (and providing evidence) for us to use this address when we consider your school preferences for the first round of allocations.
Some Academies, Foundation and Voluntary-Aided schools, may have different deadlines, please check their rules.
18 April - National Offer Day
Parents who applied online will receive be able to log on and view their offer. They will also be sent an email.
September 2022 - start of new school year
The new school year starts and children attend their new school.
Last updated: 12 April 2021