Lewisham Council - Admissions criteria

Admissions criteria for secondary schools

Find out what the admissions criteria are at schools across the borough.

If there are more applications to a school than places available, we use the schools' admissions policy to decide which children qualify for a place.

Schools that use the community schools' criteria

For admission in September 2019, we use the community schools’ criteria for the following schools:

  • Conisborough College
  • Deptford Green School
  • Forest Hill School
  • Sedgehill School
  • Sydenham School

Schools that use their own criteria

For admission in September 2019, the following schools will each use their own criteria:





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