Making an application for primary school

Applying for the new reception intake

Online applications for Bromley residents for reception places in September 2018, are available at

Admissions Policies

Please click on the links below for more:


To appeal, please download the following information and form.

Making an application 

Online applications will only be processed when proof of address and parental responsibility have been received by the Admissions Team. Please see application terms and conditions for further information.

If you are unable to make an online application, paper forms are available on special request from the Admissions Team. Bromley Admissions process all school applications for London Borough of Bromley residents. You cannot apply directly to schools. If you live outside the London Borough of Bromley, you must apply to your local council, even if you want to apply for a Bromley school. You can however include Bromley schools on your home local authority application. 

Bromley residents should apply online at

Key dates

The closing date for applications for places in September 2018 is Monday 15 January 2018. National offer day is Wednesday 18 April 2018.  Bromley resident applicants, accepted as on time, will be mailed (by first class post) an offer of a single school place. Notification of offer email will be sent to online applicants from 5.30pm.

Further information 

You can view or download the Starting primary education in Bromley booklet for more information. If you have any queries regarding reception places, please email us and a member of the team will contact you. 

Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC)

If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan (statement of special educational needs), please do not complete any of these forms but contact the Special Educational Needs team on 020 8313 4739 for further information.

Children with medical or social needs

In exceptional circumstances there is discretion to admit a child on the grounds of their or their family’s acute medical and social need for their first preference school only.  Applications must have been made by 15 January 2018 using the registration form for consideration under medical or social needs.

In-year admissions

Bromley Admissions co-ordinates applications for all Bromley infant, junior and primary schools. To apply for a primary school place other than for reception transfer, ie for current reception to current Year 6, you need to download and  complete the primary in-year application form  or collect a form from main reception at Bromley Civic Centre (Monday-Friday 08.30-17.00).  

We process applications for Bromley infant, primary and junior schools from residents of all local authorities. You can view or download the Education: Finding your place leaflet.

Further information about the Primary Co-ordinated Scheme for in year admissions for September 2016/17

Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan

If your child has an Education, Health and Care plan, please do not complete an in- year application form but contact the Special Educational Needs team on 020 8313 4739 for advice.