Parents of September 2022 Reception Children

Children born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 will be eligible for a place in September 2022.

If your child was born between these dates and you would like further information, please contact the school office.

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2022, you need to apply for a primary school place.
The deadline for applications is 15 January 2022.



Primary Admissions

Please contact Royal Borough of Greenwich Admissions to apply for a place at our school by clicking on the links below.

If your child is due start school in September, applications are completed online. Please click on the link below to start the process:

Admissions Applications for September Entry

020 8921 8043 


If you are looking to move schools during the academic year, please click on this link below:

Admissions during the school year | Apply for in-year school admissions


In-year admissions for the current 2021/22 academic year and planned admissions for entry to the reception class from September 22 are as follows:

First priority will go to children with an education, health and care (EHC) plan naming the school.

After this, if there are more applicants than places available, priority will be given in the following order to:

(1) Looked after children and previously looked after children, including those who appear to have been in state care outside of England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.

(2) Children or their immediate family member with a chronic medical or social need for a particular school.

(3) Children who have a sibling (brother or sister) living at the same address who will be attending the school at the time of the child’s admission.

(4) Other children based on home to school distance.

The arrangements have been updated to reflect the mandatory elements of the School Admissions Code 21 in relation to children adopted from abroad.

Please see below links for full arrangements for 2021/22 in-year and planned September 2022 and September 2023 entry.


Nursery Admissions

We offer a morning or afternoon session either 8.45am-11.45am or 12.45-3.45pm for 5 days per week (15 hours per week)
We also have a number of all day places, 8.45am-3.45pm for 5 days per week (30 hours per week) for families who are eligible and meet the criteria.
Click here for information on 30 hour free childcare eligibility

Please contact school office for further information.

Click here for online application form for Deansfield Primary School Nursery

When can three and four year olds start free early learning places?

Date of birth When they become eligible
Between 1st April and 31st August 1st September following their third birthday
Betweeen 1st September and 31st December 1st January following their third birthday
Between 1st January and 31st March 1st April following their third birthday







Objections to the determined arrangements from September 2023 entry must be made by 15 May 2022 to:


Office of the Schools Adjudicator
Bishopsgate House

01325 340 402