Admissions

Information for Prospective Parents for Nursery or Reception

Visits to the school (2019-20)

We have five prospective parent tours of the school before the application deadline, the dates and times of which are below. Unfortunately, we are unable to meet with prospective parents outside these scheduled times. These are for both Nursery and Reception.

Applying for a place in Nursery

If your child’s date of birth falls between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017 you need to apply for a Nursery place.

The application form is below which also provides full details of admissions criteria:

Nursery-Application-Form-2020

If you wish to apply for a place in the Nursery at Cathedral School please apply directly to the school office using the application form above, alternatively visit the school office for a paper copy.

If you are applying for a Foundation Place please download and complete a supplementary form above, alternatively visit the school office for a paper copy. Please ensure you meet the admissions criteria before you complete this form.

The deadline for applications is noon on the 14th February 2020.

For dates of prospective parents tours, please see the table at the top of the page. 

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

Applying for a place in Reception

If your child’s date of birth falls between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016 you need to apply for a Reception place.

Applications for Reception Class will need to be made online; no paper forms will be available. Applications should be made through the Southwark Admissions website. If you are not a Southwark resident, please apply through your own borough.

The Starting Primary School in Southwark 2020-21 publication will only be available online this year. This publication will give you information on all schools in Southwark including their admissions criteria.

We have been advised that schools will receive one hard copy of each publication for parents to view if they do not have access to the internet. 

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 supplementary application form (only required for families applying for a foundation (church) place) is below, and this form also provides full details of the admissions criteria for your reference:

Reception-Admissions-2020

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

The deadline for applications to Southwark: 15th January 2020. The date for any appeal hearing will be in July and the date is to be confirmed.

For dates of prospective parents tours, please see the table at the top of the page. 

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