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Admission Policies

The admissions arrangements for St Joseph's Catholic Primary School can be found below. St Joseph's Catholic Primary School follows the admissions arrangements set out by Lewisham Council and apply our own criteria for oversubscription, which can be found in our admissions policy. Should you have any queries or require any information, please do feel free to contact us. 

Lewisham admission arrangements: https://lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/education/schools/school-admission/applying-to-start-primary-school

On the advice of the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Southwark, we wish to share the following statement in order to clarify how our faith-based oversubscription criteria will be interpreted whilst churches are closed or attendance at church is not possible due to COVID19.

This statement has been shared widely with parishes in order to ensure that determinations made by                            parish priests concerning regular practice of the faith are being made on a consistent basis.

The suspension of the obligation to attend Sunday Mass was announced on 18th March 2020 by                           Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. If a parent/carer attended Mass at particular parish (or                     parishes) prior to 18th March 2020 then they will be considered to have attended Mass in that                            parish (or parishes) regularly since that time. This will remain the case until the Sunday obligation                    is reintroduced by the Bishops        

August 2020

Would you like to visit St Joseph's? We are happy to arrange socially distanced visits or arrange virtual meetings for prospective parents.
Please contact Miss Doherty (Headteacher) on headteacher@stjps.lewisham.sch.uk