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Important dates for primary school admissions

Important dates for the admission process for children starting primary school in September 2022.

Applications open (apply online): Tuesday 1 September 2021

The deadline for applying for a primary school place is 15 January 2022


Results for applications

Tuesday 19 April 2022 (you will get an email in the evening telling you where your child has been offered a place)

Deadline for accepting your offer

Wednesday 4 May 2022 (if you applied online, you need to accept the offer online)


Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough

Friday 6 May 2022 (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)

Appeal hearings

June/July 2022 (if you submit an appeal after 6 May 2022, it will not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2022)


Primary School Admissions and Appeals

Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, SE6 4RU