Starting nursery

Your child can go to a Bexley school nursery from the term after they turn 3. Most children will start in September, but some might start in January. We take applications for both start dates at the same time.


In September 2020 Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 will start nursery classes.

The application period is now closed:

  • if you have not applied, please contact the School Admissions Team for details of how to submit a late application
  • offers will be made on 18 May 2020
  • if you applied online you will be notified of the outcome by email during the evening of 18 May, if you completed a paper application form, a letter will be posted to you on 18 May, by first class mail

Nursery classes 2019 to 2020

If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016, there may be places available now in nursery classes. Contact the School Admissions team for more details.

If you have not applied for a Reception place for September 2020, the closing date was 15 January 2020. If you have missed this deadline, please contact the School Admissions team for details of how to submit a late application.


PDF Booklet


If you have questions, we’ve answered the main ones on the next few pages. We also go into lots more detail in our PDF booklet - Admission to nursery classes in Bexley schools 2020