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Ellen Wilkinson
Primary School

Admissions

 

We would welcome you applying for a place at our school.  To do this you must follow the correct process for your child’s age as detailed below.

Reception Admissions 

For all children born from 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for a reception class place in an infant or primary school for September 2021 entry. 

National closing date for on time reception applications 15 January 2021

National offer date for on time reception applicants 16 April 2021

All reception 2021 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority.​

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

For children living outside Newham, whose family wants them to attend this school their application must be made through their home borough naming this school as a preference on their application.

Remember, parents/carers must apply for a reception place in this school, even if the child:

  • Attends our nursery 

OR

  • Has a brother or sister attending this school.

Before submitting a reception application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2020 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

Information about the reception process for September 2021 entry (Click Here)

London Borough of Newham’s Determined Arrangements for the 2021/2022 (entry from September 2021)  (Click Here)

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2020 for September 2021 reception applications (Click Here

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying
PowerPoint (Click Here)
Adobe PDF (Click Here)

 

Pan London Co-ordinated Scheme (Click Here

School Finder
We recommend you use the Newham School Finder tool to determine the location of your preferred Newham schools and calculate home to school distances.  (Click Here

 

Determined Admission Arrangements for September 2021​​​​ 

This school is a community school which means the London Borough of Newham are our own admission authority.

Admission Arrangements for September 2021 (Click here)

Infant to junior school transition 

Children born from 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 who attend an infant school, will need to apply a year 3 junior place in an infant or primary school for September 2021.  This does not apply to children who attend a primary school unless their parent/carer wants to change their child’s school for September 2021.

 ​National closing date for on time junior applications 15 January 2021

National offer date for on time junior applicants 16 April 2021

All junior school (or year 3 in a primary school school) applications for 2021 entry must be made through the family’s home local authority.​

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

For children lives outside Newham, whose family wants them to attend this school their application must be made through their home borough naming tis school as a preference on their application.

Remember, parents/carers with children on roll in a year 2 class of an infant school must apply for a junior place in a school, even if the child:

  • Has a brother or sister who attending this school.

Before submitting a junior school application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2020 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

Information about the infant school to junior school transition process for September 2021 entry (Click Here)

London Borough of Newham’s Determined Arrangements for the 2021/2022 (entry from September 2021) (Click Here)

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2020 for September 2021 reception applications ( Click Here

 

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

PowerPoint (Click Here)
Adobe PDF (Click Here)

Pan London Co-ordinated Scheme (Click Here

 

School Finder

We recommend you use the Newham School Finder tool to determine the location of your preferred Newham schools and calculate home to school distances.  (Click Here

 

In Year admissions into primary school (aka mid term and mid phase) 

If a family arrives in Newham during the school year 2020/2021 and their child needs a school place they must complete an In Year form naming their preferred schools.  (Click here)

School places are usually offered within 10 days. 

The place offered may not be at the school the family prefers as that school may not have a suitable place available.

In Year Admissions for 1 September 2020 to 16 July 2021 (Year Groups: reception to Year 6)

Before submitting a junior school application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2020 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

Determined Arrangements for September 2020 onwards entry   (Click Here)

In Year school application form (all year groups) for September 2020 to July 2021 (Click Here

 

School Finder

We recommend you use the Newham School Finder tool to determine the location of your preferred Newham schools and calculate home to school distances.  (Click Here)

Moving from primary to secondary school in September 2021 

Year 7 Admission for September 2021

For all children born from 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for year 7 secondary school place for September 2020, unless the child is on roll at an All Through school (Chobham Academy, Langdon Academy or School 21) as they will automatically move into year 7 unless they would prefer  

All year 7 applications for September 2021 must be made through the family’s home local authority.​

National closing date for on time year 7 applications 31st October 2020

National offer date for on time year 7 applicants 1st March 2021

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

For children who live outside Newham, whose family wants them to attend this school their application must be made through their home borough naming this school as a preference on their application.

Before submitting a year 7 application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2020 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Secondary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.  If possible look at their virtual tours.

Remember, families must apply for a place, even if their child:

  • Has a brother or sister attending the school;
  • Lives in the schools priority area (for Sarah Bonnell only )
  • Attends a link school (for Stratford School Academy only)

Information on the year 7 application process (Click Here)

Determined Arrangements for September 2021 entry    (Click Here)

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2020 for September 2021 year 7 applications ( Click Here)

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

PowerPoint (Click Here)
Adobe PDF (Click Here)

Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions (Click Here

School Finder
We recommend you use the Newham School Finder tool to determine the location of your preferred Newham schools and calculate home to school distances.  (Click Here)

Waiting lists (Click here)