Making an application for primary school

Applying for the new reception intake

Update from the Bromley School Admissions Team

Reception entry September 2020

Arrangements for National Offer Day, Thursday 16 April 2020

Members of the Admissions Team are working from home during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) restrictions. Offer letters, therefore, will not be posted this year to Bromley resident families

During the evening of Thursday 16 April applicants will be sent an email from eAdmissions containing their application outcome. Please wait for your email before logging into the eAdmissions site. 

Offers should be accepted online. If you have not been offered your 1st preference school, an advice sheet will confirm what happens next and the options available.

Reply to your offer by Thursday 30 April.  The team will accept responses online or by email to

Emailed acceptances must confirm the child’s name, date of birth and the name of the offered school in the message.

Please note:  Declines will only be processed when we are given the name of the alternative school place secured for the applicant.

Key publications

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

Key dates

The closing date for applications for places in September 2020 was Wednesday 15 January 2020.

National offer day is Thursday 16 April 2020.

Bromley resident applicants, accepted as on time, will be mailed (by first class post) an offer of a single school place on 16 April 2020.  Notification of offer email will be sent to online applicants from 5.30pm.

Download important dates for the primary application process 2020

Further 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 by 15 January 2020 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