If you would like your child or children to come to Downderry, please take up our invitation to visit the school to find out more about us.
If you would like a place in a Nursery Class (3-4 years old), you will then need to complete an application form available from the school office.
Children are usually offered a part time nursery place the term after their third birthday. In some cases, names have to go on a waiting list.
Please get in touch if you have any other questions or need more details.
Reception Class Admissions for September 2023
If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019, you will need to apply for a reception class place to start in September 2023. Parents are able to apply as soon as the new school year begins in September 2022. The deadline for applications is Saturday 15th January 2023.
Please apply online at www.eadmissions.org.uk
The Lewisham council website contains information for Lewisham residents about applying to primary schools in Lewisham.
Your will need to provide the following documents to support your application: click here
In-Year admissions are dealt with through Lewisham Council general enquiry line, open daily from 9:00am - 12:00pm. 0208 314 8282
Transition onto Secondary school
As part of the transition from Primary onto Secondary school, our learning mentor has several parents’ evenings throughout the summer term outlining the process. Parents are also assisted with completing the online CAF (Common Application Form) and with organising visits of secondary schools.