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Important dates for primary school admissions

Important dates for the admission process for children starting primary school in September 2021.

Applications open (apply online): Tuesday 1 September 2020

The deadline for applying for a primary school place is 15 January 2021


Results for applications

Friday 16 April 2021 (you will get an email in the evening telling you where your child has been offered a place)

Deadline for accepting your offer

Friday 30 April 2021 (if you applied online, you need to accept the offer online)


Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough

Tuesday 18 May 2021 (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)

Appeal hearings

June/July 2021 (if you submit an appeal after 18 May 2021, it will not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2021)


Primary School Admissions and Appeals

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