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Reception Applications

Your child's learning journey starts here... 

There are 30 places available in Reception to Year 6 (1 form entry).  All children start our Reception class in the September of the academic year in which they reach five years of age. They continue at Knights Primary until the end of Year 6.  

Children qualify for admission to our Reception class in September 2024 if they were born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020.


Apply for a place at Knights Primary School 

To make a Reception application to Knights Primary please go to www.eadmissions.org.uk which is the online application portal run by the Local Authority to which you pay your council tax to, therefore if you live outside Lewisham, you need to apply via your Local Authority.  The portal opens for applications from 1st September 2023 and the closing date for Reception applications is 15th January 2024.
All enquiries relating to the status of your application are made directly through your Local Authority.

Visit the London Borough of Lewisham website to apply or make an enquiry

Important dates to remember for Primary Applications

Deadline for Reception Applications Monday 15th January 2024
National Offer Day for September 2024 Tuesday 16th April 2024
Deadline for submission of appeals forms Tuesday 14th May 2024
Appeals to be heard June-July 2024

 Admission Appeals Process

Parents have the right to appeal under The Education Act to an independent appeal panel against the decision not to offer your child a place at the school.

Our Appeals Procedure can be found by clicking this link.

Should you wish to appeal then you will need to complete a Local Authority appeal form which can be found here.

You will also need to complete our in-house appeal form which can be downloaded here.

Completed Local Authority Forms are then submitted to Lewisham
Telephone: 020 8314 8282
Email: primaryadmissions@lewisham.gov.uk

Knights Primary Appeal Forms can also be posted to the school
Ami Church
Haberdashers' Knights Primary

Ballamore Road, Bromley, BR1 5LW

or emailed to knightsprimary@habstrustsouth.org.uk

All appeal information and guidance can be found on the Lewisham Local Authority Website.