As you aware the Government made a directive that from 23 March 2020 all UK schools will be closed except for vulnerable children and children of critical/key workers.

Therefore, Lambeth School Admissions Team will not process in-year school applications for children who are on roll of a school, wishing to move to another one. We will only process applications for children who are not on roll (register) of any school and fall in to the category of being a ‘vulnerable’ child. Confirmation of the child’s status, for example, a letter from a Social Worker will be needed with the application.


School applications for children of ‘critical/key workers’ who are not on roll of a school due to a recent change of address will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Confirmation of a parent’s role will be required with any application. This will be in place for the foreseeable future - until the crisis is over. We are sorry if this causes any inconvenience for families, but usual in-year processes are not able to implement at this time.