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Reception Admissions

Reception Admissions for September 2021

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.‚Äč

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 tis 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 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


London Borough of Newham’s Determined School Admission Arrangements for entry from September 2021


London Borough of Newham’s Determined Arrangements for September 2022/23 (entry from September 2022)


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


Pan London Co-ordinated Scheme


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.  


Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

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