Applying for a place in Reception

If your child’s date of birth falls between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017 you can apply for a Reception place for September 2021

Applications for Reception Class will need to be made online; no paper forms will be available. Applications should be made through the Lewisham Admissions website: Link to Lewisham applying schools form.

If you do not have access to the internet at home, you can apply online at any One Stop Shop or in any of the local libraries.

We appreciate that this arrangement may prove difficult for some families. Please feel free to speak to the school office if you need any help or assistance.

For full details of admissions criteria please download our Admissions Policy below.

Admissions Policy 2021/2022

If you would like to apply for a Foundation Place please download and complete a supplementary form below, alternatively visit the school office for a paper copy. Please ensure you meet the admissions criteria before you complete this form.

Link to supplementary/Ministers form

The deadline for applications to Lewisham : 15th January 2021.

During  the COVID – 19 pandemic we will not be allowing visits to the school but will be producing a video shortly. In the mean time please find case studies below.

Please note that children attending the Nursery Class at St James Hatcham School cannot be guaranteed places in the Reception Class and parents will need to apply separately for such a place.

You can sign up for free email reminders with application tips here 

Applying for a secondary school place

If your child is currently in Year 6 you will need to apply for a secondary school place.

Once again this year admissions for Year  6 will need to be made online; no paper forms will be available. Applications should be made through the Lewisham website. If you are not a Lewisham resident, please apply through your own borough.

The Starting School in Lewisham brochure will also only be available online this year.  This publication will give you information on all schools in Lewisham  including their admissions criteria.

If you do not have access to the internet at home, you can apply online at any One Stop Shop or in any of the local libraries.

We appreciate that this arrangement may prove difficult for some families. Please feel free to speak to the school office if you need any help or assistance.

The deadline for applications to Lewisham: 31st October 2020 however Lewisham strongly advise parents to apply by 21st October in case they need to be contacted.

Any objection to these arrangements must be lodged with

The Office of the Schools Adjudicator

Mowden Hall

Staindrop Road

Darlington DL3 9BG

Telephone  0870 0012468

www.schoolsadjudicator.gov.uk by 15 May 2017

Joining St James Hatcham School Year 1-Year 6

Parents who wish their child to join St James Hatcham School at any time other than the normal stages (into Nursery or Reception class) will need to contact Lewisham Council. All applications are dependent on whether there is a place in that year group.

Applications are welcome from residents as well as those living outside the borough. Applications for a place must be made on the In-year common application form (i-CAF) below.

 


Uniform

 

Item Price
Book Bag £12                   
PE Bag £3
Ties £3
Lost Reading Diary £4.50
Lost Hymn Book £2.50
Rulers 50p
Pencils 30p

 

The admissions policy for the academic year 2020/21 was determined at a meeting of the governing body 26th February 2019.

Any objection to St James Hatcham CE Primary School’s determined admissions policy for the academic year 2020/21 should be lodged with:

The Office of the Schools Adjudicator

www.gov.uk/government/organisations/office-of-the-schools-adjudicator

no later than Wednesday 15th May 2019