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School admissions is often a very anxious time for parents. To help you identify whether Vaughan Primary school is the right choice for you and your child, our prospectus is available here.  Together with the video, the prospectus will give you an insight into what life is like as a member of the Vaughan Primary school community.

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Whilst the Local Authority admissions process for Reception students starting in September 2024 is underway, Mr Byford (the Admissions Officer) is available to discuss how this process works and answer any questions you may have about Vaughan Primary School.  He can be contacted through the School Office by writing to


Admission to Nursery

Nursery admissions are managed directly by the school.  To apply for a nursery place starting in September 2024, you need to make your application via Harrow Council website.  They will then notify the school of your application. To apply for a nursery place please access the following webpage 

The school will inform you directly if you have been offered a place in the nursery and when your child will start. You can contact us by phone on 0208 427 7222 or by email to

The admissions process for children joining our nursery in September 2024 is underway and parents will be notified shortly about offers of places in the morning or afternoon sessions.


Admission to Primary School

Children born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 will start primary school in September 2024. The application for a primary school place for September 2024 opened on 1st September 2023 and closed on 15th January 2024.

Information on how to apply for an in-year transfer between primary schools can be found on the Harrow Council website (link). 

Key dates for primary school applications: 

1st September 2023 Applications open
15th January 2024 Closing date for primary school applications
 16th April 2024 Receive outcome of application
30th April 2024 Deadline for acceptance or decline of offer


How to Appeal

Appeal forms are available on harrow Council's website at If you wish to appeal about a place at a community school, for guidance and information, please email or telephone 0208 901 2697.  

An appeal has to be made in writing, setting out the grounds on which it is made, in full. You must include a full description of your case. Additional information and evidence supporting your appeal and its grounds should be submitted as soon as possible and before the appeal hearing. Please note that any evidence or information submitted on the date of the appeal may not be considered. Appeals will be heard early in the summer term 2024. To be considered in this first round of grouped appeals, your appeal form must be received by 15th May 2024. Subsequently, appeals hearings are held periodically through the academic year. 

Not a resident in Harrow

Only residents in Harrow can apply for a primary school place on this website. If you are not a resident in Harrow, please contact your local council.