Admissions Policy

In-Year Admissions

If you need to apply for a school place for your child after the normal point of entry to Reception, e.g. because you have just moved to the area, you should contact the schools admissions department at the London Borough of Bexley on 020 8303 7777. If school admissions have allocated you a place at Lessness Heath Primary School we will contact you to invite you to come and visit us.

Nursery places for September 2019

Children are admitted to nursery classes in Bexley schools when they are three or four years old, in the year before they are due to start Reception.

For children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 you will be able to apply during the Spring term. The closing date is 6th April 2019 and you can apply online at .

If you live in the London Borough of Bexley, you can apply online via the London Grid for Learning e-admissions website. Or you can download the ParentComm app (by Atomwide) from the Apple App Store or Google Play to a mobile phone or tablet. A copy of the Admission to Nursery Classes in Bexley Schools 2019/2020 booklet can be found here. Please read the booklet carefully before completing your application, to give yourself the best chance of being offered one of your preferred schools. It is advised to include your closest school as one of your preferences to give you the best chance of being offered a school local to your house.

You can also collect a paper application form from the London Borough of Bexley.  If you do not live in Bexley, you should apply through your home local authority, and you can list schools in Bexley on your form.

Admission to Reception Class 2019/2020

If your child was born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015, he or she can start school in September 2019.

If you have not applied for a Reception place for September 2019, the closing date was 15 January 2019. If you have missed this deadline, please contact the School Admissions team for details of how to make a late application.

If you applied online, you will receive an email with the outcome of your application during the evening of 16 April 2019. Offers to paper applicants will be made by letter, posted on national offer day by first class mail.

More information is available on the Bexley Council website.