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Important dates for primary school admissions

Important dates for the admission process for children starting primary school in September 2024.

Applications open (apply online): Friday 1 September 2023

The deadline for applying for a primary school place is Monday 15 January 2024


Results for applications

Tuesday 16 April 2024 (you will get an email in the evening telling you where your child has been offered a place)

Deadline for accepting your offer

Tuesday 30 April 2024 (if you applied online, you need to accept the offer online)


Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough

TBC (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)

Appeal hearings

June/July 2024 (if you submit an appeal after TBC, it will not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2024)


Primary School Admissions and Appeals

Laurence House, 1 Catford Road, SE6 4RU