St Joseph's Rotherhithe


How to apply for Reception Class at St Joseph’s Primary school for 2019/20

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 they will be due to start school in reception class in the academic year 2021/22.

Information about applying for a school place in 19/20 is available on Southwark council’s website which will give you all the information you will need.

Main Steps

  • You will need to complete a Southwark Council application form which will be available online at
  • You will also need to complete St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School supplementary information form (available on our website) and return it to the school .
  • If you are a Catholic family you and your priest will also need to complete part 2 section 1 of the supplementary form and return to the school along with a copy of your child's baptism certificate .
  • If you are a member of another faith you will need to complete part 2 section 2 of the supplementary form and return to the school along with any relevant proof of practice.

We have arranged some dates for you to look around our school during the day. Your guide will be the Headteacher. If you would like to book a place on one of these tours please contact the school office on 0207 237 4036.


Father Graham parish priest at St Peter’s and the Guardian Angels and also the parish priest of St Gertrude’s are happy for you to arrange a time to meet regarding the Supplementary form.

The closing date for applications is  15th January 2021. Offers will be made on 16th April 2021. If you require any further information please contact Lorraine Hogg, School Admissions officer on 0207 237 4036.