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Ellen Wilkinson
Primary School

Moving from Primary to Secondary

Year 7 Admission for September 2023

For all children born from 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for year 7 secondary school place for September 2023, 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 must be made through the family’s home local authority.‚Äč

National closing date for on time year 7 applications 31st October 2023

National offer date for on time year 7 applicants 1st March 2024

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 & Determined Arrangements for
September 2024 entry    (Click Here)

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2023 for September 2024 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)

Please see document below for further information.