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How to Apply

John Keats Primary School is a 2 form entry Primary school in the Communitas Education Trust (The Trust), situated in Bermondsey. The educational provision at John Keats Primary School will significantly improve our pupils’ life chances. Pupils will receive outstanding teaching across a range of subjects in a broad and balanced curriculum and will leave the school having achieved well and been prepared for secondary school.

Pupil Admission Number (PAN)

John Keats Primary School has an admission number of 60 for entry in the Reception year.


If you have a child who is starting reception in September 2022, then please come along and meet us at one of our Reception open days.

Full details of our dates and times can be found on the website, under the Parent section titled Reception Open Days.

Alternatively, you can contact the school office on 0203 955 8176 should you have any questions or need to arrange a virtual Q&A session.

Applications for reception places starting in September 2022 are made by completing Southwark’s on-line application form available here

A copy of our admissions policy can be found here:

John Keats Admission Policy

Support and advice about applications is available at the school.

Appeals: all appeals should be sent back directly to the school office.  Parents have the right to appeal even if they have no grounds to do so.

In Year Applications

Applications for in-year places should be made directly to the school at the following address:

John Keats Primary School
391 Rotherhithe New Road
London, SE16 3FN

Tel: 020 3955 8176

Download in-year application form here