School admissions

If you are interested in enquiring about applying for nursery or primary school places at Birkbeck Primary school, please contact the School Admissions team for advice by telephone on: 020 8303 7777

Admission to Reception classes 2020 - 2021

The application period for entry to reception in September 2020 is now open.
If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016, you can apply now.
• The deadline for applications is 15th January 2020. Late applications will only be processed after all on time applicants have received an          offer
• Please read the Admission to primary schools in Bexley booklet (PDF, 1 MB) before commencing your application
• If you do not live in Bexley, please contact your home Local Authority to find out how to apply, you can apply for Bexley schools, but on the form supplied by your home LA

Applications online
• Please try to apply online, it is simple and secure
• Documents can be uploaded securely, and attached to your application once submitted

Applications on a paper form
• Paper application forms are available on request from the Local Authority. 

National offer day will take place on  16th April 2020. If you apply online, you will receive the outcome by email on the evening of  16th April. Offers to paper applicants will be made by letter, posted on national offer day by first class mail.

Please note: there is NO automatic transfer from our Nursery to our Reception classes. You MUST apply to the Local Authority for a place by 15th January 2020.

Book to attend one of our Open Mornings. Ask at the office for details.

Reception Open Days

We are holding Open Days for our Reception Classes on Wednesday 30th October, Wednesday 6th November,  Wednesday 13th November and Wednesday 20th November 2019.  If you would like to attend one of these sessions to find out more about what Birkbeck can offer your child, please contact us to book a space

To make an application for a Reception Place please visit: 

Reception Admissions

Deadline for applications is 15th January 2020.

Bexley Admissions Website - In Year Admissions