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School Admissions

If you are considering Turnham Academy, we would welcome a visit to show you around our amazing school. To arrange a tour of Turnham Academy, please contact our office on 0207 639 0440 or office@turnhamacademy.org .

STEP Academy Trust is the admissions authority for all STEP Academies, including Turnham Academy.

Admissions to Reception class

Children start in Reception the September after their fourth birthday. You need to apply between September and January for a place the following September. The deadline is always 15 January.

If you don’t live in the borough of Lewisham, please view your own borough’s information about their processes, even if you are applying to us. You will need to apply through your borough.

If you live in the borough of Lewisham, you can apply via Lewisham Council’s website, or go directly to www.eAdmissions.org.uk.

The Council’s website gives full and clear advice on the whole process. If you need extra help to complete your application, please contact the school’s admin team:

0207639 0440

Please see below for important information regarding admissions.

This includes basic information for parents on the choices they can make (i.e. to cater for those who are returning from the EEA who might not be fully up to speed with the English schools system), links across to the devolved administrations’ sites for those returning to Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, and more information on the in-year admissions process – https://www.gov.uk/schools-admissions

To view our Academy Policies please visit the Key Information section of our website