Two new Primary Schools are due to open in our area which will help to alleviate the school place shortage locally.
Judith Kerr Free School
A new bilingual free primary school – the Judith Kerr Free School – is to open in Herne Hill, SE24 from September 2013. The latest news is at
From their 21st May newsletter:
“We have been working exceptionally hard over the last couple of weeks to close a premises transaction, and are now delighted to be able to tell you that – subject to legal formalities – EFA have reached an agreement to acquire what will be the school’s permanent site from this coming September.
EFA, CfBT and the other parties to the transaction will issue a joint press release in the next few days, and until then we are not able to announce full details about the site. However, we can say that we will be opening in the Herne Hill / SE24 area. A complete package about the building, grounds, and our plans for them, including pictures, will be on our website as soon as possible. We’ll hope to organise some site tours during the summer.”
Harris Primary Free School East Dulwich
It has been announced today (22nd May 2013) that Harris Primary Free School East Dulwich has been approved to the pre-opening stage for opening in Sept 2014 and beyond. Press Release at https://www.gov.uk/government/news/more-than-100-free-schools-applications-approved Full details of the new free schools are at https://www.education.gov.uk/schools/leadership/typesofschools/freeschools/b00222077/pre-opening
No details as to the location of the school site as yet.