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Applications for a school place are made directly to the local authority in which you live.

To make an application for a school place, please follow this link:  Applying for a school place 

Reception Admissions:

Applications can be made from 1 September 2024 and you will receive the outcome on the National Offer Day, 16th April 2025.  You have to respond to the offer by 30th April 2025

The deadline to apply for Reception place is 15 January.

A brief guide to starting primary school in Lambeth 2024/25

In-Year School Admissions:

To apply please click on the link: Applying for a school place

Once you have applied for a school place, the waiting list is held and managed by Lambeth School Admissions Team. To speak to the Admissions Team or to find out where you are on the waiting list, please call 0207 926 9503, or email schooladmissions@lambeth.gov.uk.

Nursery Admissions:

Nursery Admissions are managed by the school.

We are currently offering 15x full time places and 40x part-time places: morning (8.45am-11.45am) or afternoon (12.15pm-3.15pm) sessions. 

Working parents are entitled to 30hrs of government funded childcare a week.

To check if you are eligible for full time childcare please go to ttps://www.gov.uk/30-hours-free-childcare

If you are eligible, you’ll get a childcare account and a DERN code, which you have to provide on your application together with you National Insurance Number. 

IMPORTANT: You must confirm your details every 3 months, otherwise your code will expire and you may lose your full time place.

Nursery Applications must be made directly to the school office and supporting documents confirming your child’s identity, date of birth and address must be provided.  Incomplete forms won’t be processed.  

Admission Form

Nursery Admissions Policy is available within the Policies section.

Secondary School Transition

The Secondary School application submission deadline is 31st October and parents/carers of pupils starting Year 6 in September need to apply for their child Secondary School place by that deadline.

Before applying to a Secondary School you are advised to:

  • Read carefully the admissions criteria for the schools that you are interested in.
  • Contact individual schools directly for specific information and request a copy of the school’s own prospectus.
  • Try to attend open days/evenings to speak to staff and form your own opinion of the school’s suitability for your child.

A brief guide to starting secondary school in Lambeth 2024/25

The London-wide application system means that wherever you live, you can apply for a secondary school place in up to six schools using one single form from your council. Lambeth residents are advised to apply online at eAdmissions or visit Lambeth Website for more information. 

This presentation explains the process to apply for a secondary school place: Secondary School Transfer presentation 2024

Once you have submitted your application you will be issued with a unique reference number similar to 208-2014-09-E-001234, which will be proof that your application has been received.  The online system is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from 1st September up until midnight on the 31st October.  However, you are encouraged to submit your application no later than 24th October, to allow sufficient time for checking.  The National Offer Day is on 1st March 2025.

If you would like any additional information please contact the Lambeth School Admissions Team on: 0207 926 9503 or via schooladmissions@lambeth.gov.uk, or visit the eAdmissions website.  

NB: If you live in a different borough to Lambeth, please apply using your home borough's Common Application Form, even if you are applying for a Lambeth school.

Supplementary Forms

Some secondary schools ask you to complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) or other additional form to provide extra information when you apply for a place. You must ensure that you complete these forms where needed and return them to the school/submit it by their deadline for the admissions criteria to be looked at fully.

Secondary school application support

We will also hold a secondary transfer meeting at school for parents/carers of pupils in Y6 to explain the procedures and to provide support with the secondary school application process.