Childeric Primary School

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We are a two form entry school and admit 60 children into Reception at Childeric through Lewisham’s co-ordinated admissions process.
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If your child was born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017 then you will need to apply for a place at a primary school by 15th January 2021.  To apply for a place in the 2021-2022 Reception you need to apply online at

Please collect an ‘Applying to start primary school 2021-22’ leaflet from the school office if you require one.  Please remember that you do not automatically receive a place in the Reception at Childeric if your child attends our Nursery.

When you complete the application you need to list up to 6 primary schools that you would like to apply to.
You must attach proof of parental responsibility and proof of permanent address with the application.  We are happy to scan and attach these for you at the office.
If you need any assistance completing the application then please see Natalie Taylor (Admissions & Attendance Manager) or Valarie Williams (Community Support Manager).
We can arrange an appointment to assist you with the online application.
In line with the Lewisham co-ordinated admissions process, priority is given in the following order: Children in public care, Children with exceptional medical or social need, Children with a sibling on roll at the school, Children living nearest to the school.

Lewisham Admissions will inform you of which school your child will be attending on 16th April 2021.
If your child receives a place at Childeric then you will be invited to an admission appointment and then a welcome meeting prior to your child starting in September 2021.

If you are a prospective parent and would like a tour of the school then please phone or email to arrange a convenient time.