Lewisham Council - Important dates

Important dates for primary school admissions

Important dates for the admission process for children starting primary school in September 2019.


Applications open (apply online) Saturday 1 September 2018

Closing date for applications

Tuesday 15 January 2019 (we recommend you submit your online application by Friday 4 January 2019)

Closing date for supplementary information forms (if needed) – to be returned to the school directly

Tuesday 15 January 2019


Results for applications

Tuesday 16 April 2019 (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 2019 (if you applied online, you need to accept the offer online)


Closing date for appeals for community schools in the borough

Thursday 23 May 2019 (admissions authorities of other schools may set the same or a later deadline)

Appeal hearings

June/July 2019 (if you submit an appeal after 23 May 2019, it will not be heard until the start of the academic year in September 2019)


Admissions and Appeals Team
Third Floor
Laurence House
1 Catford Road
Se6 4ru
020 8314 8282


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