Virtual Open Day


While it is not possible to host all of our usual open events for prospective parents at this time, we would like to reassure you that our admissions process continues to operate as usual and that we are continuing to welcome applications for September 2020.

You are warmly invited to tour our academy from the comfort of your home via our Virtual Open Day page. Please do watch our video which showcases our beautiful classrooms and spaces, our friendly and caring catholic ethos and the achievements of our pupils. From here, you are invited to hear from the Headteacher, Ms Baldwin, via our video links, as well as other staff and pupils at St Matthew Academy.


Zoom Open Events:

Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th September

2:30pm - 3pm


Virtual Open Events:

Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th October

2:30pm - 3pm


During these sessions, you will have the opportunity to meet with the Headteacher, Miranda Baldwin, Emma Thurston, Deputy Head and Ian Gunningham, Assistant Headteacher, Transition lead. 

We are delighted that we will be joined by some of our Year 8 parents who will share their personal experiences of the transition to secondary school here at SMA.

There will be an opportunity for questions, it would be helpful if these could be posed prior to the session. Please express your interest in attending one of these events via email to We look forward to seeing you then!


We are here to guide you through our amended admissions process; if you would like further information or to receive an application pack, please do not hesitate to contact our Reception on 020 8853 6250 or the Lewisham Admissions Team who will be delighted to help.








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