Home Page
Meet the Leadership Team - Friday 5th September, 9:15-9:45am... Meet the Teacher - Wednesday 11th September at 3:15pm in classroom... Roald Dahl Day - Friday 13th September, Children are invited to dress up as their favourite character... ... Breakfast Club is available for all pupils from 7.45am, £2 per morning, last service is at 8:00am... After school activities sessions start at 3.15pm and finish at 4.15pm... Follow us on Twitter @downderryschool...


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.

You will then need to complete an application form available from the school office. There are different forms and starting dates for the nursery and the reception class.

Children are usually offered a part time nursery place the term after their third birthday, and a full time place in the term before they start reception. 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.

School Admissions September 2020

If your child was born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016, you will need to apply for a reception class place to start in September 2020. Parents are able to apply as soon as the new school year begins in September 2019. The deadline for applications is 11:59pm on Wednesday 15th January 2020.


Please apply online at

The Lewisham council website contains information for Lewisham residents about applying to primary schools in Lewisham.



In-Year admissions

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.