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Primary school admissions

If your child was born between 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012, your child is due to start primary school in September 2016. All children will be given the opportunity to start primary school in the September following their fourth birthday.

Key admission dates

These are important deadlines which you will need to keep in mind. If you miss these dates, your chances of being offered a place at a preferred school will be reduced.

Tuesday 1 September 2015

The admissions process begins and you will also be able to apply online using the eAdmissions website.

Friday 15 January 2016 at 11.59pm

Closing date for submitting your online application.

You must ensure that we have received your online application alongside any additional supporting information by this date and time.

Monday 18 April 2016

Offer letters will be posted by first class to all parents/carers who have applied on time.

You will also be able to view your offer details in the evening on the eAdmissions website.

Tuesday 3 May 2016

Should you wish to reject the offer of a school place allocated to your child, you must complete and return the notification slip attached to your offer letter by this date.

No action is required if you want to accept the school offered to your child.

For further information please view the Starting primary school in Southwark 2016/17 brochure.

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