We encourage you to visit our wonderful school and see our fantastic learning environment. Our school is an exciting and vibrant place where every pupil has a wide range of opportunities and learning experiences.


Tour Dates

We welcome all visits to the school whether your child is starting nursery, reception or mid-year.  All tours are with the Headteacher.

To reserve a date to visit Henry Fawcett Primary School, please contact the school office on 0207 735 2764 or email



If your child is 3 or 4 years old you can apply for a part-time or full-time place for them in our Nursery. You should apply directly to the school when your child reaches the age of 2. An application form must be completed and you should draw attention to any special reasons to support the application, for example if your child has medical needs. Parents can apply for their statutory free 15 hours of childcare and a 30 hour free place if eligible.

For the 30 hours free childcare, applicaitons should be made via the Direct Gov website:  



  Child turning 3 between

  Admission Round

  Application Deadline

  1st April to 31st August

  September Start

  1st May

  1st September to 31st December

  January Start

  1st November

  1st January to 31st March

  April Start

  1st February


 Click here to apply for a nursery place:  Nursery Application Form


30 Hours Information

If your child currently receives 30 hours, please reconfirm your code by 31st August 2023. Click on the flyer below for more information: 



If you would like to apply for 30 hours in for September 2023, please submit your applicaiton by 31st August 2023. Click on the flyer below for more informaiton:




You must apply for a Reception place at Lambeth Council Primary School Admissions. Children who attend the Nursery do not transfer automatically to the main school. You should make your application within the specified dates for that academic year.

The application deadline is 15 January and the decision from Lambeth is given mid April. Henry Fawcett will contact successful applicants by the end of May.


Important Information

It is important to know how the primary school application process works and what you need to do and when.

Please read the Lambeth starting primary school booklet for full information about the admissions process and criteria for each Lambeth state school: Starting primary school in Lambeth 2024-25 booklet

You may also find it useful to read the summary guide:  A brief guide to starting primary school in Lambeth 2024/25


Years 1 to 6

We have places across a number of year groups. Please come to visit our school and speak to our Admissions Officer to book a tour with the Headteacher. You will need to apply direct to Lambeth Council Schools Admissions team Lambeth Council Schools Admissions team

Once children are accepted you will be asked to provide proof documentation and fill in an enrolment booklet for our school which captures further information required for a school place.


Secondary Transfer

You must apply for Secondary Schools online via your home borough. Lambeth residents must go to for the link to the Pan-London online Common Application Form (CAF). Other borough residents need to apply via their home borough’s school admissions page.

You must submit your online application by 31 October 2023

Please read a letter from lambeth and the secondary school booklet: 

A brief guide to secondary school in Lambeth 2024/25

Letter for parents and carers - secondary transfer 2024