Admissions for both Nursery and Reception, as well as in year transfers and appeals, are all handled by Bexley Council.  The Council's School Admissions Team can be contacted on 020 8303 7777.  If you would like to arrange a viewing of the school, please contact the school office on 01322 527981.

September 2024 Reception Intake and Open Days:

Children born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 are eligible to start Reception in September 2024.  To apply for a Reception place for your child, you will need to visit:  The application window is now open and will close on 15 January 2024.  Further information on how to apply can be found on Bexley Council's website.   Bexley Council have also provided an online booklet for parents to read entitled Admission to Primary Schools in Bexley.  

If you are interested in your child attending Old Bexley, we are holding a series of Open Days for prospective Reception parents.  Places on each Open Day are limited and need to be booked in advance either by calling the school office on 01322 527981 or by emailing

  • Wednesday 11 October @ 9.30am
  • Monday 16 October @ 10am
  • Thursday 2 November @ 10am
  • Wednesday 8 November @ 9am
  • Friday 17 November @ 10am

Please note that if you intend to drive to the Open Day, there are parking restrictions outside the school from 10-11am.  To gain entry to the school, please press the buzzer on the blue electronic gate. 

We look forward to welcoming you.

September 2024 Nursery Intake:

Children born between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2021 are eligible to start Nursery in September 2024.  The application window will open in January 2024.  Further information can be found on Bexley Council's website.  

The school has 2 Nursery classes: one in the morning and one in the afternoon.  Each class runs for 3 hours.  Once a child has been offered a Nursery place by Bexley Council, parents will be advised if their child has been allocated a morning or afternoon session. 


Useful Information:

In our Prospectus you will find information on:

  • the organisation of the school day
  • the school's admission arrangements
  • development of the whole child through the wider curriculum

The school's Admissions Policy provides further details on how places are allocated and our over-subscription criteria.  The governors and school will give priority to Reception applicants whose family can demonstrate commitment to the Anglican faith by regular Church attendance.   

If you are considering applying for a Nursery place, the Nursery fact sheet may also be helpful.



End of Year Data - July 2022

This is the first data since 2019 after assessments were cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid pandemic.  These statistics cover the attainment of pupils who took the assessments in summer 2022. These pupils experienced disruption to their learning during the pandemic.


Number in Cohort: 83
% achieving a good level of development:

Old Bexley: 73%

National: 63%




Year 1 Phonics:

Number in Cohort: 105
% passing phonics test:

Old Bexley: 84%

National: 75%




Key Stage 1:

Number in Cohort: 98
% achieving the expected standard or above


Maths r/w/m combined

Old Bexley: 70%

National: 67%

Old Bexley: 70%

National: 58%

Old Bexley: 67%

National: 68%

Old Bexley: 55%


% achieving greater depth










Old Bexley: 23%

National: 18%

Old Bexley: 16%

National: 8%

Old Bexley: 22%

National: 15%






Key Stage 2:

Number in Cohort: 118
% achieving the expected standard or above


Maths GPS r/w/m combined

Old Bexley: 89%

National: 74%

Old Bexley: 90%

National: 69%

Old Bexley: 82%

National: 71%

Old Bexley: 80%

National: 72%

Old Bexley: 74%

National: 59%

% achieving greater depth









Maths GPS r/w/m combined

Old Bexley: 31%

Old Bexley: 19%

Old Bexley: 37%

Old Bexley: 38%

Old Bexley:12%





Average scaled score
Reading Maths GPS

Old Bexley: 107


Old Bexley: 105

National: 104

Old Bexley: 107

National: 105


Average Progress Score
Reading Writing Maths





You may also wish to look at the DfE school performance table website