Admissions

The staff, governing board and pupils of Park Primary School 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.

We are a school maintained by London Borough of Newham which means they are the admission authority for this school.

All applications for this school must be made through London Borough of Newham’s Pupil Services, not this school.

At Park we have adopted Newham’s Admission Arrangements. For further information, please see the information below provided by the Local Authority. Please note there are different arrangements for children starting school for the first time and for those joining our school mid phase. Our Admissions Officer, Lucinda Auguste is on hand to support you with any questions you may have.

If you wish to find out more about Park before applying for a school place, please contact the school office to arrange an appointment with a member of our leadership team. We welcome, and indeed encourage, visits to the school. 

Given the current situation regarding Covid-19, visits to the school may not take their usual form however we ask that you do still contact us if you are considering applying for a place at Park as we are looking at a number of options to give you an insight into life at Park and to provide you with opportunities to ask us any questions you may have.

If your child has been successful in their application to Park, you will receive a letter from Pupil Services confirming the offer of a place.

Reception Admission for September 2021 entry

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 authority’s ‘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 Arrangements for the 2021/2022 (entry from September 2021)

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

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

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.

 

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.

In Year Admissions Information

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 an application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2020 edition of the local authority’s ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

Determined Arrangements for September 2020 onwards entry    

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

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. 

 

 

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.

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 authority’s ‘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 school’s 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 2021 entry    

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

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

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. 

 

Waiting lists

Waiting List Information