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Curwen Primary School

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Admissions

We currently have spaces in our school. For admission information please see below or  contact Mrs Omer, our Attendance & Admissions Officer on 020 7473 3344.

We are an academy which means we are our own admission authority but have adopted the London Borough of Newham’s admission arrangements and processes to ensure continuity across the borough.

All applications for this school must be made through London Borough of Newham’s Pupil Services, not the school. Use the link below to complete the online In-Year School Admission Application Form:

https://newham-self.achieveservice.com/service/InYear_School_Admission_Application 







All reception 2023 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. (see link above)

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 2022 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 2023 entry

Reception Process for September 2023

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2022 for September 2023 reception applications

www.eadmissions.org.uk

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

How to register for eAdmissions Sept 2023

Pan London Co-ordinated Scheme
https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/3584/pan-london-schemes-primary-2022-23-entry

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. 

https://www.newham.gov.uk/homepage/172/primary-school-fact-finder  








Information about the infant school to junior school transition process for September 2023 entry

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/primary-school-admissions?documentId=37&categoryId=20004

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2022 for September 2023 reception applications

www.eadmissions.org.uk

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

How to register for eAdmissions

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. 

https://www.newham.gov.uk/homepage/172/primary-school-fact-finder  








In Year admissions into primary school (aka mid term and mid phase)

If a family arrives in Newham during the school year 2022/2023 and their child needs a school place they must complete an In Year form naming their preferred schools.

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/year-admissions/1

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 2022 to 16 July 2023 (Year Groups: reception to Year 6)

Before submitting a junior school application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2022 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

Determined Arrangements for September 2022 onwards entry    

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/determined-admission-arrangements-1?documentId=501&categoryId=20004

In Year school application form (all year groups) for September 2022 to July 2023
https://newham-self.achieveservice.com/service/InYear_School_Admission_Application

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. 

https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Primary-School-Fact-Finder.aspx


Starting Secondary School autumn 2023 edition

Moving from primary to secondary school in September 2023

Year 7 Admission for September 2023

For all children born from 1 September 2011 and 31 August 2012 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for year 7 secondary school place for September 2023.  

National closing date for on time year 7 applications 31st October 2022

National closing for on time Reception applicants 15st January 2023

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.

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

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/admissions-secondary-school/1

Determined Arrangements for September 2022 entry    

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/admissions-secondary-school/1

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2022 for September 2023 year 7 applications

www.eadmissions.org.uk

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

How to register for eAdmissions

Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/admissions-secondary-school/5?documentId=40&categoryId=20004

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. 

https://www.newham.gov.uk/homepage/171/secondary-school-fact-finder








Nursery Admissions

If you would like to place your child on our waiting list please come into the school office. Children can be put on the Nursery waiting list from the age of two and, depending on availability of places, will usually start the term after their 3rd birthday.

When a place becomes available for your child you will be invited to a parents meeting where you will be given a welcome pack and have a chance to meet the staff and look around the Nursery. We will then invite you and your child to come in for a taster session in the Nursery and you will then be given a start date.

During your child’s first week in Nursery they have a slightly shorter session to allow them time to settle.  Each child is different, and our Nursery staff will be flexible and adapt to each individual child’s needs.

Please remember that the allocation of a Nursery place does not guarantee a school place and this has to be applied for separately through Pupils Services (details below).

Nursery Attendance

Good attendance and punctuality are vital for your child's early development. However, if your child is unwell, or you are runny late, we ask parents to use the Studybugs app to report absence and keep us updated.  We continuously have a waiting list for Nursery places therefore if your child misses several sessions, or you are regularly late then your child may lose their nursery place.

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