Birkbeck Primary School


School admissions

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 2021 is now open.

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017, you can apply now.

  • The deadline for applications is 15th January 2021. Late applications will only be processed after all on time applicants have received an offer
  • Please read the Admission to Primary Schools in Bexley 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 Local Authority

Applications online

  • Please try to apply online, it is simple and secure. Applications are available online at
  • 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 2021. 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 2021.

Reception Open Days

An online  meeting with Mrs Fisher-Pink, Head Teacher and Mrs Lloyd, Deputy Head Teacher on Wednesday 16th December at 9:30 a.m. can be booked via the video link 'Parent Information Session - Booking' tab on the home page as you enter our website.

Reception Admissions

Deadline for applications is 15th January 2021.

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 2021 Children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 will start nursery classes.

  • From 18 January, apply online for children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018
  • Closing date is  11 February 2021 
  • Outcome will be available on 17 May 2021
  • Paper forms and the Admission to nursery classes 2021 booklet will be available from  January 2021

Nursery Open Days

Please contact the school office for further information.

In year Admissions

Bexley Admissions Website - In Year Admissions