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Phone Number:

020 8854 3637

Email Address:

School Address:

East Wickham

Primary Academy,

Wickham Street,

Welling, DA16 3BP

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East Wickham

Primary Academy

Caring, Supporting, Achieving


Consultation of the 2024-25 Admission Policy


The Kemnal Academies Trust (the “Admission Authority”) is the admission authority for East Wickham Primary Academy (the “Academy”). The Admission Authority is consulting on the Academy’s proposed Admission Arrangements for 2024-2025 in accordance with paragraph 1.45 of the School Admissions Code (September 2021).



If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.  Our local authority, London Borough of Bexley, decides our admissions and therefore you must contact them using the link below.

East Wickham Primary Academy - Video Virtual Tour

We are delighted to be able to bring you our virtual video tour.

We sincerely hope that this gives you a flavour of our wonderful, thriving school. If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch.

We hope to see you in the future.

For subtitles please click the 'cc' box in the video window.

Open Days

Admissions Policies

Primary Admissions

2022 Entry to Primary School in September


Admissions Dates:

 1 September 2022Application period starts

15 January 2023

Closing date for applications. Don’t be late!


Admissions Dates:

 2 May 2023

Deadline for accepting or declining the offer of a place made on 17 April 2023

Appeals Timetable:

  15 May 2022:

Deadline for lodging Appeals against a decision not to offer a place at East Wickham Primary Academy.

June – July 2022:


Appeals will be heard up to 40 school days after the
deadline. Appellants will receive at least 10 days notice of their
appeal hearing. Decision letters will be sent within 5 school days of the hearing wherever possible.

Late applicants

Appeals will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals – where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

In-Year Appeals

Will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

In-year Admissions


Applications for year groups other than the normal point of entry should also be made directly to Bexley Council via this link:  In-year admissions

Please complete the application via the Bexley website. Completed forms should be returned directly to Bexley Council this can be done via


Application outcomes will be confirmed in writing, no later than 15 days from receipt of application.


If the number of applications for the school, for any year group, is more than the number of places available, the oversubscription criteria (as per our Admissions Policy) will be applied. The same oversubscription criteria will apply before a place is offered from the waiting list.

In the event that your application is unsuccessful and you would like to pursue an appeal, parents should make their appeal in writing, within 15 working days, to the Clerk of the Governing Body East Wickham Primary Academy.


If you would like to arrange a tour of the school or have any queries regarding the admissions process, please contact the school office on 0208 8543637 or



Primary School Admission Help Document