(for children born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017)

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 was 15 January 2021.

Late applications may still be submitted. Please refer to our Admissions Policy for information about the process. 

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

Open Sessions

With current social distancing and other guidelines in place, we were unable to hold open sessions in our usual format. We understand the importance of getting to know our school when considering applying and created a few short videos for families. 




Please note the following key dates in the application process for Reception 2021 entry:

September 2020: Prospectus and admissions information available from the school and the website and applications begin

Friday 15 January 2021: Deadline for submission of the Common Application Form (CAF) to your home Local Authority

Friday 16 April 2021: National Offer Day. Local Authorities will notify families of the offer of a school place.

Monday 19 April 2021: 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.

Friday 30 April 2021: Deadline for return of acceptances to Van Gogh Primary and the Local Authority

April 2021: Waiting list information available to families upon request. Appeal packs available for those who wish to consider appealing the decision not to offer a school place.

April 2021: Second round offers made for any places not accepted in the first round of offers

June 2021: Deadline for submission of appeal forms

July 2021: Appeals heard

For any questions, please contact the school office HERE

The Admissions Policy for 2021 entry and Early Years Brochure are available using the links below:

Admissions Policy for 2021 Entry

Early Years Brochure


We offer a range of part-time and full-time places in our nursery.

Applications for the nursery are available at the school office. Families are encouraged to submit applications by Friday 23 April 2021.

For more information, please see the Early Years Brochure linked below:

Early Years Brochure



Applications are now open for In-Year places for current Reception to Year 6 for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Application Form and Admissions Policy are available using the links below.

Applications made in the 2019-20 academic year do not carry forward into the 2020-21 academic year. If you have applied previously and have 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 2021 entry. For Reception for 2021 entry, please see the relevant admissions section above.

Admissions Policy for 2020-21

In-Year Application Form


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