School age and year groups

Find out when your child should school or which year group they should be in for the next school year and which application you should complete if you need to apply for a school place.


The next school year runs from 1 September 2022 to 31 August 2022


Your child is not old enough to start schooling

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Your options

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Nursery

Your child's year group is Nursery

Your child can attend nursery, a pre-school or playgroups.

They will start primary school in September 2022. You'll be able to apply for a reception place between September 2021 and January 2022.

Your options

If your child needs a nursery place now, you'll need to apply to the nursery directly. 

Find out about nurseries in Lambeth

Your child's year group

Your child should be in nursery.
 

Nursery 2

Your child's year group

Your child should be in nursery.
They will start primary school in September 2022. You'll be able to apply for a reception place between September 2021 and January 2022.

Your options

If your child needs a nursery place now, you'll need to apply to the nursery directly. 

Find out about nurseries in Lambeth

Nursery 3

Your child's year group

Your child should be in nursery.
They will start primary school in September 2022. You'll be able to apply for a reception place between September 2021 and January 2022.

Your options

If your child needs a nursery place now, you'll need to apply to the nursery directly. 

Find out about nurseries in Lambeth

You must also apply for a reception place now for next September.

Apply for a primary school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in reception.

Your options

If your child needs a reception place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for an in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 1.

Your options

If your child needs a year 1 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for an in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 2.

Your options

If your child needs a year 2 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for an in-year school place

You can also apply for a Junior Transfer for your child.

Apply for a Junior Transfer

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 3.

Your options

If your child needs a year 3 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for an in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 4.

Your options

If your child needs a year 4 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for an in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 5.

Your options

If your child needs a year 5 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for an in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 6.

Your options

If your child needs a year 6 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for an in-year school place

You may also need to apply for a Secondary Transfer.

Apply for a Secondary Transfer

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 7.

Your options

If your child needs a year 7 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for a secondary in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 8.

Your options

If your child needs a year 8 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for a secondary in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 9.

Your options

If your child needs a year 9 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for a secondary in-year school place

You can also apply for your child to join a 14-19 provision in September

Apply for a secondary in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 10.

Your options

If your child needs a year 10 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year primary school place.

Apply for a secondary in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 11

Your options

If your child needs a year 11 place now, you'll need to apply for an in-year secondary school place.

Apply for a secondary in-year school place

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 12

Your options

Young people aged 16 must stay in education or go into training at least until the end of the school year in which they turn 18.

They can study at a sixth form or college, or if they don't want to do this, they can:

  • start an apprenticeship or traineeship.
  • spend 20 hours or more a week working or volunteering, while in part-time education or training.

Read more about these options 

Lambeth post 16 prospectus

Your child's year group

Your child should be in year 13.

Your options

Young people aged 16 must stay in education or go into training at least until the end of the school year in which they turn 18.

They can study at a sixth form or college, or if they don't want to do this, they can:

  • start an apprenticeship or traineeship
  • spend 20 hours or more a week working or volunteering, while in part-time education or training.

Read more about these options 

Lambeth post 16 prospectus


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