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Sherwood Park Primary School obtained Academy status in 2014 which means that that the school's admissions authority is the Governing Body.  We have retained the admissions criteria common to local community schools and admissions are processed by the London Borough of Bexley Admissions Team. Please see the school's admissions policy for full details including information on our oversubscription criteria below.

We recognise that every parent wants to be sure they are choosing the right primary school for their child and we strongly recommend that you arrange a visit to our school prior to completing your application form. Please telephone the school office on 02083036300 or email admin@sherwood.bexley.sch.uk to arrange a tour.

For more information about the school, please explore this website, our social media pages on Facebook and Twitter (@SherwoodPBexley) and also take a look at our school prospectus.

Click here to go to the Schools Admissions code


Information on how you need to apply is available on the Bexley Council Website.

When the Local Education Authority has confirmed the allocation of places at Sherwood Park Primary, we will contact parents/ carers to outline our induction programme.  Parents have the right to appeal against a decision through the independent appeals procedure administered by the Bexley Admissions Team.

Nursery 2022 Admissions

3 and 4 Year Old Extended Entitlement (30 hours free childcare)

From September 2017 working parents/carers of 3 and 4 year olds may be eligible for a further 15 hours free childcare in addition to the existing free 15 hours early education entitlement, if they meet certain criteria.

For further information and please click the link below:


In Year Admissions

If you need to apply for a place for your child in years 1 to 6 or in Reception after the 1st September and before 31st August of that academic year, you should contact Bexley School Admissions team who will be able to advise you on available places.

If there are places available in the relevant year group at Sherwood Park we recommend that you contact the school office to arrange a visit with us.  Our office staff will then be able to advise you on the application process. 

Once an application has been made and a place offered at our school, class teachers will arrange to make a home visit prior to your child starting in their class.

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