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Applying for a school place for September 2025

All applications need to be processed through the local authority. You will need to register with E-admissions ( Parents are notified of the outcome of their application on National Offer Day.  You do NOT need to be a Catholic to apply for a place at SWOY. We do recommend that you name St William of York as your First Preference school, to have the best chance of being offered a place by the Local Authority. 

If you wish to change your child's school and if they are in Yr 1 to Yr 6, then please telephone the school office in the first instance. We will take some details and you will then need to apply for a place via Lewisham Admissions In Year Transfer process. Please also complete the Supplementary Information Form below and return this to the school office with your child's Long Birth Certificate and Proof of Address.