Reception Admissions


We welcome and encourage visits from prospective parents and carers.  Our open days consist of a guided tour of the school (including the Reception Classes) by the Headteacher and an opportunity to ask questions.  If you would like to book a place on one of our school open days please complete the short online form below, with details of which session you would prefer.  We are currently offering the following dates:

Wednesday 7th December at 9:15am

Thursday 5th January 2023 at 9:15am

Wednesday 11th January 2023 at 9:15am

Open day booking request form


Is your child due to start primary school in September 2023? 

If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019 you should apply for a reception place for September 2023.   From 1st September 2022 you can apply online at:  (closing date for online applications is Sunday 15th January 2023).  

In September 2023 we will be admitting 60 children. 

Applications for a primary school place at Marvels Lane School are processed centrally by the London Borough of Lewisham’s Admissions Team, following ­Lewisham:  Determined Admissions Criteria. If the school is oversubscribed places will be allocated to:

  1. Children who are Looked After
  2. Children with a medical or social need
  3. Siblings of children already in school
  4. Children who live closest to the schooL

For more information please visit Lewisham Primary Admissions – Reception 2023

Please visit our Home Page or the Reception and Nursery page where you can access our Virtual Tour of the reception classes