Lewisham Council Homepage Skip navigation

Important dates for primary school admissions

Important dates for the admission process for children starting primary school in September 2020.

Applications open (apply online): Sunday 1 September 2019

The deadline for applying for a primary school place is 15 January 2020


Results for applications

Thursday 16 April 2020 (you will get an email in the evening telling you where your child has been offered a place)

Deadline for accepting your offer

Thursday 30 April 2020 (if you applied online, you need to accept the offer online)


Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough

Thursday 14 May 2020 (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)

Appeal hearings

June/July 2020 (if you submit an appeal after 14 May 2020, it will not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2020)


Primary School Admissions and Appeals

Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, SE6 4RU
Telephone: 020 8314 8282
Email: primaryadmissions@lewisham.gov.uk