Admissions to Rushey Green Primary School

Primary schools in Lewisham are among the top performing schools in the country. Last year, children leaving primary schools in Lewisham achieved the fourth best results in the country.

We welcome visits from parents/carers and their children who are interested in joining Rushey Green, and tours of the school are held every Tuesday by appointment with the Deputy Headteacher.

School Places

Legally, children must receive full-time education from the beginning of the school term following their fifth birthday.

Applications for the admission of children to Reception and Years 1 - 6 must be made to:

London Borough of Lewisham
Admissions and Appeals Team Third Floor
The One Stop Shop,
Laurence House
1 Catford Road,

Tel: 020 8314 8282
Fax: 020 8314 3039

Applications can also be made on-line (

For details of the admissions process and timetables please click on this link: Applying to start primary school 2016-17

If your child is already in a nursery place he/she will not automatically transfer to a school place.

Nursery Places

There is an open day on 26th April 2017 for children to join our 2017/18 class. Details of the open day can be found on our flyer.

Applications for the admission of children to our Nursery must be made to:

Rushey Green Primary School
Nursery Admissions
Culverley Road,

Tel: 020 8698 5001

For details of our Nursery click here (PDF), and for an application form click here