Van Gogh Primary and Dunraven Educational Trust are currently determining admission arrangements for Van Gogh Primary for the 2021-22 academic year. As determined by the School Admissions Code (2014), we are required to consult on these arrangements, and are inviting comments on the proposed changes. The consultation will run from 22 November 2019 to 10 January 2020.

As part of the consultation process, we offer this information to parents, families and any other interested parties for comment.

The consultation will end on Friday 10 January 2020. For further details and how to respond, please see the consultation overview and the proposed Admissions Policy linked below:

Consultation Overview for 2021-22

Proposed Admissions Policy for 2021-22



(for children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016)

Any family wishing to apply for a place at Van Gogh Primary must complete the Common Application Form (CAF) from your Local Authority. The deadline to submit this form is 15 January 2020.

The Admissions Policy for 2020 entry is available using the link below:  

Admissions Policy for 2020 entry

The London Borough of Lambeth’s Admissions page is linked HERE


We are holding Open Sessions for families wishing to apply for Nursery and Reception for September 2020 entry. The sessions run on a number of dates from September to December 2019 and are arranged by appointment only. For more information and to register, please click the link below.

Open Session Registration


Please note the following Key Dates in the application process for Reception 2020 entry:

September 2019: Prospectus and admissions information available from the school and the website and applications begin

Wednesday 15 January 2020: Deadline for submission of the Common Application Form (CAF) to your home Local Authority

Thursday 16 April 2020: National Offer Day. Local Authorities will notify families of the offer of a school place.

Friday 17 April 2020: Van Gogh Primary will write directly to applicants who have a) been offered a place at the school or b) have not been offered a place and have not been offered a school of a higher preference on their Common Application Form.

April 2020: Waiting list information available to families upon request. Appeal packs available for those who wish to consider appealing the decision to not offer a school place.

April 2020: Deadline for return of acceptances to Van Gogh Primary and the Local Authority

April 2020: Second round offers made for any places not accepted in the first round of offers

June 2020: Deadline for submission of Appeals

July 2020: Appeals heard



To apply for an In-Year place for the 2019-20 Academic Year for Reception to Year 6, you need to complete the Lambeth In-Year Common Application available HERE. Please see the Admissions Policy linked below for more information on In-Year Admissions.

Applications made in previous academic years do not carry forward into the 2019-20 academic year. If you have applied previously and not yet been offered a place, you will need to submit a new In-Year application form. For any questions, please contact the school office HERE.

This form is NOT for Reception applications for 2020 entry. For Reception for 2020 entry, please see the relevant admissions section above.

Admissions Policy for 2019-2020