St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

There is a school tour for prospective pupils is at 9.30am on 11th January 2024. Please contact the school office to book a place, or 020 86936852.

Etherow Street, Dulwich, London, SE22 0LA

02086 936852


School Prospectus


St Anthony’s welcomes all parents looking for a Catholic education for their children to apply for a place. The school is based in East Dulwich and the pupils live in the surrounding areas and attend a wide range of parishes. 

St Anthony’s is a well-established and vibrant school in a beautiful building with delightful children, enthusiastic, experienced staff and a strong sense of community.

We are an inclusive and welcoming Catholic school that has served the local community for 140 years. The Governing Body welcomes applications from those of other denominations and faiths and from those who have no faith who support the religious ethos of the school.

School Tours Autumn 2023 

If you are interested in enrolling your child at St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School for September 2024, you are welcome to visit on one of the following dates. Please email the school office to reserve a place on the tour of your choice, 

Tour dates: 

28th September 9:30 – 11.00 

12th October 9:30 – 11.00 

2nd November 9:30 – 11.00 

16th November 9:30 – 11.00 

7th December 9:30 – 11.00 

11th January 2024 9:30 - 11.00


Admission for Reception September 2024

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020, your child is due to start primary school in September 2024. The Local Authority Admissions process opened on 1st September, the closing date for applications is 15th January 2024. To apply for admission to St Anthony’s you need to complete a supplementary form which you can download below in addition to completing the Local Authority electronic admissions process, eAdmissions. Places will be offered in Tuesday 19th April 2024.


Nursery Admissions

The Nursery has a morning session from 8.45 to 12noon, funded by the Local Authority, for 30 children. There is the option for Nursery children to attend a full day, from 8.45 to 15.30, which requires the payment of a top-up fee for the additional hours. We provide the 30 hours Childcare (extended entitlement) for Nursery children. All Nursery children have a school lunch. Please use the Supplementary form below to apply for September admission.


In Year Admissions

St Anthony's Catholic Primary School manage our own In Year Admissions. If you would like your child to move schools during the academic year or are moving to the area, please complete a Supplementary form available below and submit it to the school office. In-year admissions will follow the normal admissions criteria and school admissions policy.

All In Year applications will receive a response within 15 school days. Please contact the school office if you have any queries regarding admissions by email at or by phone on 020 8693 6852.



Admissions Policy

St Anthony’s Admission Policy is applied to all School and Nursery admissions.



 Admissions Policy 2025-2026.pdfDownload
 School Admissions Appeals Code.pdfDownload
 Appendix 1 Appendix 2.pdfDownload
 Appeal Hearings Timetable.pdfDownload
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