Starting School



Applications to Rowlands Castle St John's CEC Primary school (Year R) in September


The window for applying for a place for your child to start in Year R opens in September and closes on or around 15th January each year.


You can apply online at or by requesting a paper application form from any Hampshire school or the Admissions Team on 0300 555 1377.


It is important that you submit your application by the deadline. Late applications will not be considered until after all on-time applications have been processed which could significantly reduce your chances of gaining a place at your preferred school(s).


If you have recently submitted your application, please ignore this reminder. All online applicants will have received an e-mail confirming that their application was submitted. If you are unsure, please contact the County Admissions Team on 0300 555 1377.