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Ellen Wilkinson
Primary School

Reception Class 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.

For all children born from 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for a reception class place in an infant or primary school for September 2024 entry. 

National closing date for on time reception applications 15 January 2024

National offer date for on time reception applicants 16 April 2024

All reception 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 


  • Has a brother or sister attending this school.

Before submitting a reception application we strongly recommend all families read the latest 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 2024 entry (Click Here)

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2023 for September 2024 reception applications (Click Here

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


Please see document below for further information.