Making an application for primary school

Applying for the new reception intake

The closing date for applications for places in September 2018 was 15 January 2018.

Primary school place offers for all on time applicants were posted on Monday 16 April 2018. Parents who made an application online were sent an email with the outcome of the application.

If you are a Bromley resident and wish to add additional schools to your child’s application to start reception in September 2018, please complete the additional preference form. The additional preferences will be added to your child’s application after 15 May 2018.

If you have any queries regarding reception places, please email us and a member of the team will contact you.

Starting primary education 2019

Download important dates for the primary application process 2019

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 (for example, your preferences are outside the London area), 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

Further information

You can view or download the Applying for a School Place 2018 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 (EHCP)

If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan, 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 using the registration form for consideration under medical or social needs.

Contact the School Admissions Team


Tel: 020 8313 4044 ( Monday - Friday 12noon to 3pm)

Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH