Apply online for free early learning for two year olds
Apply online for your child’s In-Year school place
Before applying, please read the guidance about the qualifying criteria and start dates. Free early learning is only available from the term following a child’s second birthday and you should not submit an application until your child reaches 21 months of age.
How to applyThe parent/carer who is claiming the benefit must complete the application.
In order to apply you will need the following information:
If you need additional help with completing this application, please email email@example.com
This portal is for applying for an In-Year place – current Reception to Year 6 in primary school and current Year 7 to 11 in secondary school. Applications for Reception, junior, Year 7 and 14-19 places starting next academic year must be made via a different process.
Only Lambeth community schools and Oasis Academy Johanna can be applied for using the portal. Applications for other Lambeth schools need to be made to the school directly using their own form. Applications for schools in other boroughs need to be made in accordance with their processes.
Applications can be made for children who live in any borough.
Applications must be completed by the person who has parental responsibility for the child and live with them
More details about the In-Year process can be found on our In-Year webpages
Documentation Every application must be accompanied by the required proof of address and date of birth documentation
If your child is on the register at a London state school, you must also attach a Lambeth In-Year Transfer Form. This form needs to be downloaded and completed by you and a senior member of the school your child is on the register of before the application is made.
You can attach to the application other relevant documentation, e.g. Medical/social items or confirmation of ‘Looked After’ status.
All documentation should be attached to the application before the form is submitted or soon after via firstname.lastname@example.org (though this is not secure), or by using the scan station at the Lambeth Customer Service Centre (via appointment), or by post. Documents can be scanned and attached, or a clear photograph of the document can be uploaded.
If after reading the information on our webpage you have any questions, please email email@example.com
To start an application click on the 'Sign In or Create Account' using the menu in the top right hand corner.
Current issue relating to icloud email accounts
The portal is currently unable to send emails to certain email addresses including those from @icloud accounts. If you do not receive a verification email after you have created an account, then please report this to the Families Information Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or School Admissions Team at email@example.com for assistance.
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