Admissions

Nursery Admissions

All children are entitiled to 15 hours of funded education from the term after their third birthday. We have one point of intake each year in September. 

A 15 hour place comprises of either:

  • Monday - Tuesday, 8:45am-3pm and Wednesday morning, 8:45am-11:15, or
  • Wednesday afternoon, 12:30pm-3pm and Thursday - Friday, 8:45am-3pm

We also offer a maximum of ten 30 hour funded places. In order to qualify for one of these places, you must meet the criteria as stipulated by the government.

A 30 hour place comprises full time attendance, Monday - Friday, 8:45am-3pm.

For more information, please see our Nursery Admissions page.

Primary Admissions

Reception Class Admissions

Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 are due for entry to the Reception Class in September 2021. You must apply for a place through the local authority of the area in which you live (this may not necessarily be the same local authority as the school if you do not live in Lewisham).   

Please note we have an intake of 30 students and our catchment area is small. For academic year 2019-20, the furthest distance place we offered on National Offer Day was 247.39m from the school.

For more information, please see our Primary Admissions page.


Appeals

For more information on Primary Appeals 2021, please click here.


In-Year Admissions

If you are moving into the area or are interested in joining our school at any point other than the usual admission point into Reception then you will need to complete an in-year common application form.  Please click here for further information on how to apply.

Secondary Admissions

The secondary transfer application process begins in September.  The school typically hold an Open Evening and several Open Mornings in September/October each year for Year 7 entry. Since the coronvirus pandemic, we have moved our tours online. To see our most recent tour and view helpful information about the transition from primary to secondary school, please click here

Please note that for academic year 2019-20, the furthest distance place we offered on National Offer Day was 2007.38m from the school.

For more information, please see our Secondary Admissions page.


Appeals

For information on Secondary Appeals 2021, please click here.


In-Year Admissions

If you are moving into the area or are interested in joining our school at any point other than the usual admission point into Year 7 then you will need to complete an in-year common application form.  You can find details on the process here.

Admissions Policies & useful links

For details of our Determined Admissions Policy 2020-2021, please click here

For details of our Determined Admissions Policy 2021-2022, please click here

For details of our Determined Admissions Policy 2022-23, please click here


Useful links

London Borough of Lewisham - School Admissions

Ofsted


If you have any further questions regarding admissions, please contact Mrs Carly Haydon on 020 8297 3540 or email c.haydon@prendergast-vale.com