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Applying for Secondary School

Moving from Primary to Secondary School in September 2020


If your child was born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009, you will need to apply for a secondary school place for September 2020.


If your child lives in Newham you will need to apply via London Borough of Newham. But if your child lives outside Newham, but you want him or her to go to school in Newham, you will need to apply through the local authority in the borough you live in.
We recommend that the families of all of our year 6 pupils attend as many of the Open Days and Open Evening at the schools across Newham before making a decision what schools to name as a preference.

To maximise your opportunities of getting a place at one of your preferred secondary schools name six schools with at least one being you local school.

Remember, you must apply for a place, even if  your 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)


Year 7 Admission for September 2020

Determined Arrangements for September 2020 entry


Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal

Opens 1 September 2019 for September 2020 year 7 applications


Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions


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.


School Admission Appeals


More information on the admissions process and how places are allocated can be found here.

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