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
• 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:
Deadline for applications is 15th January 2020.
Admission to Nursery Classes
Many schools in Bexley have nursery classes, and children can start when they are three or four years old, in the year before they are due to start Reception. In September 2020 Children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 will start nursery classes.
- From 16 January, apply online for children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017
- Closing date is 6 April 2020
- Paper forms and the Admission to nursery classes 2020 booklet will be available from 16 January 2020
Nursery Open Days
We are holding Open Days for our Nursery Classes on Wednesday 22nd January, Wednesday 29th January, Thursday 13th February 2020. 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.
Nursery Admissions 20/21
Deadline for applications is 6th April 2020.
Bexley Admissions Website - In Year Admissions