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 2021 Children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 will start nursery classes.

You can apply online at from Saturday 16 January 2021 until the deadline on Tuesday 6 April 2021.

Nursery classes 2020

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, 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 2021, the closing date was Friday 15 January 2021. If you have missed this deadline, please contact the School Admissions team for details of how to submit a late application.

Nursery Booklet 2021

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some schools are still determining the sessions available for 2021, as such the booklet production has been delayed but will be available soon.

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.