St Joseph's Rotherhithe


How to apply for Reception Class at St Joseph’s Primary school for 2025/26

If your child was born between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 they will be due to start school in Reception Class in the academic year 2025/26.

Information about applying for a school place in 25/26 will be 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 Reception Application form (available on our website or the school office) and return it to the school : St. Joseph's Application Form
  • If you are a Catholic family you will need  a copy of your child's baptism certificate .
  • If you are a member of another Christian Denomination or another Faith you will need to get your Minister of Religion or Religious Leader to sign/ support your application form. 

The closing date for applications is  15th January 2025.

 If you require any further information please contact Michele Walker, School Admissions officer on 0207 237 4036.