Information for Slough residents on the school admissions process can be found in our comprehensive guidebook entitled "Slough parents guide to admissions". We recommend all parents read the relevant sections of the document before submitting an application for a school place.
We offer Slough residents a free impartial admissions advice and information service called "Choice Advice".
If you are a Slough resident, you can apply for reception, infant to junior or secondary transfer places online using our Citizen Portal. Windsor middle and upper schools and in year applications must be made using appropriate paper application forms.
Secondary school applicants may complete and return the paper application form below if this is their preferred method of application.
Please refer to the phase transfer and other transfer sections below for more information.
The application process for these transfer groups opens on 1 September each year. Your application will need to be made in the year before planned entry to school.
|Admission group||Opening date||Closing date||DOB range for September 2017 entry||Application method|
|Reception entry||1 September||15 January||1 September 2012 – 31 August 2013||Online - apply now|
|Infant to junior transfer||1 September||15 January||1 September 2009 – 31 August 2010||Online - apply now|
|Secondary transfer||1 September||31 October||1 September 2005 – 31 August 2006||Online - apply now|
Slough residents cannot apply online for entry to Windsor middle and upper schools or for in year transfer.
For applications to Windsor middle and upper schools, please complete the appropriate application form below and return to the Admissions and Transport team, St Martins Place, 51 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 3UF.
If you wish to apply for a school place during the school year you must follow Slough's in year application process.
If we are unable to offer you a place for your child at your preferred school, you have the right to appeal. Information on the appeals process will be communicated to you alongside notification of your offer. More details can be found on our school admission appeals page.
The local authority is required to submit an annual report on school admissions to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator:
Any proposed amendments to admission policies will be made available on this page. There is currently one consultation document available.