Guide to completing a school application form Read our guide on filling in your application form, which address to use and making a request for admission out of the normal age group and see our glossary of terms. Starting primary school and junior school Apply for your child to start school in Reception or transfer from infant to junior school. Starting secondary school Apply for your child to transfer from primary school to secondary school. Finding a school Get advice on choosing a school, find a school near you on our interactive maps and learn about how catchment areas work and which catchment area you live in. Making changes and late applications Make changes to an application you have already submitted or apply for a school place if you have missed the deadline. Changing schools Advice about changing schools and how to make an in-year application for a school transfer. Selective schools Find out how to apply for schools with an entrance or selection test. School admission policies and statistics Read about our policies relating to school admissions, including oversubscription criteria and admission statistics for the previous academic year. Appeal for a school place Refused a place at your preferred school? Find out about grounds for appeal, what happens at a hearing, and how to prepare.