COVID-19: Independent school registration process

We've made a slight adjustment to how you submit your application to register an independent school during the disruption caused by novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

Largely, the process remains unchanged. Submit to our office:

  • three printed copies
  • one digital copy on a USB.

Additionally, we request you email your application as a zipped file to:

Applications for independent school registration close 30 June 2020.

Pre-application meetings, which may be online meetings, will take place from late April to early May. Meeting times will be available through our online booking system from early April. We will be in contact with registered applicants when our booking system is live, and publish it on:

We are adapting to fast-moving circumstances and will provide the information you need to keep your application moving.

For questions about registration and amendment applications, contact us at: