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Admission to Reception classes 2016/17

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012, he or she can start school in September 2016 and you can apply now for a place in a Reception class.

The 'Admission to Primary Schools in Bexley 2016' booklet is under related downloads. You can also get paper copies from primary schools and the Civic Offices. Please read the booklet carefully before completing your application, to give yourself the best chance of being offered one of your preferred schools. The booklet lists all the schools in Bexley and tells you how places are offered at each school.

If you live in the borough of Bexley, please apply online at You can also collect a paper application form from the Civic Offices. You can apply for up to six schools, whether in Bexley or other areas.

If you do not live in Bexley, you should apply through your home local authority. You can list schools in Bexley on your form.

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2016. If your application is late, it will not be dealt with until all on time applications have been processed and it may not be possible to offer a place at one of your preferred schools.

If you apply online, you will receive an email with the outcome of your application during the evening of 18 April 2016. If you apply on a paper form, you will receive a letter on 19 April 2016.

Admission to Reception classes 2015/16

If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 and you have not yet applied for a school place, you should apply as soon as possible. Please contact the School Admissions team for an application form.