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Applying for an infant, junior or primary school place for September 2024

Do you have a child born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020?  If so you must apply for your child to start primary school in September 2024 by Monday 15 January 2024. Admissions to Beechwood Primary School are handled by Wokingham Borough Council. Our oversubscription criteria is included within our Admission Policy below.

How to apply

Residents of Wokingham Borough must apply for an infant/primary school place on the Citizen’s Portal online for the 2024 – 2025 school year.

If you are unable to apply using the Citizens Portal, paper applications can be requested by contacting

Residents of other local authorities must apply to their home authority for schools in the Wokingham Borough.

You may apply direct to Wokingham Borough Council, including families moving to the Borough from abroad, if you can provide evidence of a move to the borough (e.g. exchange of contracts or signed rental agreement).

Families of service personnel or other Crown servants may apply direct to us if an assignment order can be provided. Refer to the Wokingham Borough website for further information or to the School Admissions Team for help and advice.

For applications for starting school in September 2024, National Offer Day is Tuesday 16th April.  The deadline for receipt of appeals is Wednesday 15 May 2024.  Details of how to appeal is included in the Admissions Policy above.

In Year Admissions

If you wish to apply for a place at Beechwood Primary School you will need to apply via Wokingham Borough Council: