St George’s CE Primary School is part of the SDBE Multi Academy Trust. The trust are responsible for the admission of pupils to the school. A copy of the Admissions Policy is available below.
Each year, 30 children are admitted to our Reception, 20 of these places are designated as Foundation places to be offered to children who have one or more parents who are faithful and regular worshipers in a Christian Church.
Admissions to the school including Reception and In-Year are administered through Lewisham Local Authority in accordance with strict admission criteria; see below for Lewisham’s DeterminedAdmissions Policy 2020/21.
The Nursery offers 25 morning and 25 afternoon places (15 hours per week) with a limited number of full time places available (30 hours per week) for 3 year olds, 25 of these places are designated as Foundation places. Applications for Nursery places are made directly to St George’s school and are exempt from Lewisham’s co-ordinated admission arrangements.
RECEPTION ADMISSIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 2020
FOR ALL RECEPTION PLACE APPLICATIONS, YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: www.eadmissions.org.uk
Children who were born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 are eligible to start full time in the Reception class in September 2020.
The deadline for applications is 11.59pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020.
Applications for Primary School places are made in accordance with Lewisham’s co-ordinated admission arrangements. Applications must be made online directly to your home Local Authority (i.e. the borough where you live and pay council tax) at www.eadmissions.org.uk. If you are unable to apply online, you should contact the Local Authority to obtain a paper application. For further information about admissions, please contact the school admissions department for your home Local Authority.
If you have any questions about the admissions process, call Lewisham admissions team on 0208 314 8282 (Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 1pm) or by email to email@example.com
RECEPTION FOUNDATION PLACE’s. In addition to applying directly online through the eadmissions portal and naming St George ’s as one of your preference schools,YOU MUST ALSO COMPLETE AND RETURN DIRECTLY TO THE SCHOOL A SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION FORM ENDORSED BY YOUR PRIEST/MINISTER.Supplementary Forms can be obtained from the school office or printed off online, see link below.
The deadline for receipt of Supplementary Application Forms is 11.59pm on Wednesday 15th January 2020.
NATIONAL OFFER DAY IS THE 16THAPRIL 2020
The Governing Body are aware of the Government’s new paper relating to deferred entry into Reception. You are strongly advised to seek further information from the Local Authority offering a reception place to your child should you wish to consider deferring your childs place.
Please note that the school will deal with each case on a 1:1 basis.
IN-YEAR ADMISSIONS (ALL YEAR GROUPS)
Once the school year has started Lewisham Local Authority co-ordinates all in-year admissions including places in Years 1-6 and reception. Applications for all in-year transfers must be made to Lewisham by completing the “paper” application form available at:
In-year offers are made in accordance with Lewisham Admission. The Local Authority will inform the school of any offers made and the school will then contact you to arrange an induction interview with the Head Teacher.
The Local Authority holds the waiting list for these year groups.
All you need to know about applying to start primary school in the Lewisham borough https://www.lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/education/schools/school-admission/applying-to-start-primary-school/
Find out about primary schools in the borough and which are closest to you
Apply online for primary school places www.eadmissions.org.uk
The GOVERNING Body is responsible for administering all Nursery Applications, these do not fall within Lewisham’s co-ordinated admissions criteria.
Children can be considered for a place in the school Nursery in the term following their 3rd birthday. Places are for 15 funded hours per week, 3 hours per day, with a limited number of full time places available Monday to Friday.
Morning places are 8.50am to 11.50am.
Afternoon places are 12.20pm to 3.20pm.
Applications can be made at any time after your child’s 2nd birthday by completing and returning the School Application Form, a copy of which can be found below, along with a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate and Proof of Address to:
St George’s CE Primary School, Perry Vale, Forest Hill SE23 2NE.
If you are applying for a Nursery Foundation Place you should also complete and return a Supplementary Admission Form.
Depending on when you make your child’s application you may be asked to present proof of address again when being considered for a Nursery place.
Unsuccessful applicants do not have the right of appeal but the child’s name can be placed on a waiting list.
PLEASE NOTE THAT A PLACE IN THE NURSERY DOES NOT GUARANTEE A PLACE IN THE RECEPTION CLASS.