Apply for junior, primary and secondary education or a school transfer. You can also read about in-year admissions and check the distance to schools in the borough.

Applying to start primary school

Applying to start primary school 2023. For children born between 1 September 2018 and 31st August 2019

Applying to transfer to junior school

Applying to transfer to junior school 2023. For children born 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016. The online system opens 1st September 2022

Applying to Transfer to Secondary School

Applying to start secondary school 2023. For children born between 1 September 2011 and 31st August 2012. The on-line application system opens 1 September.

In-year admissions and vacancy checker

For children new to the area, changing schools in-year or without a school. Check our Sutton school vacancy checker.

Distance to school checker

This tool provides distances from any home in Sutton to nearby schools in the area.

School Applications for Ukraine arrivals

School Admissions Guidance for families arriving through the Homes for Ukraine scheme and the Ukraine Family Scheme

Apply for school places in Sutton from overseas

Information about making school applications from overseas.

Delayed entry to reception for summer born children

Find out about deferring or delaying your child’s admission until later in the school year.

School term dates

Get term dates for community schools in Sutton.

Admission appeals

What to do if your child is not offered a place at a school they prefer.

Admission arrangements

Information about admission arrangements for 2023/24.

Technical colleges and studio schools

Technically-oriented courses or skill-based learning for 14-19 year olds.