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Admission to primary schools 2017/18

If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013, he or she can start school in September 2017 and you can apply for a place in a Reception class from 1 September.

The Admission to Primary Schools in Bexley 2017 booklet is available as a PDF 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. 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 2017. 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 2017. If you apply on a paper form, you will receive a letter on 19 April 2017. 

Admission to Reception classes 2016/17

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 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.