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Upton Cross Primary School

ADMISSIONS

To help you with your choice of primary school please feel welcome to visit us. We are always happy to meet prospective parents however to make sure there is someone available, it is best to telephone the schools' admissions officer first. 

We accept names for the Nursery Class waiting lists from two years old however, we cannot guarantee a place. Nursery places are then allocated to children the term after their 3rd birthday. Parents are only contacted once a space becomes available.

Children start in a Reception Class during the year before they become five years old.

To download a Nursery application form, please click here.

Key Dates for September 2022 Reception Admissions

What Date
The eAdmissions Pan London portal opens for online applications. 1 September 2021
Deadline for Online Applications 15th January 2022
National Offer Day 19th April 2022

Admissions for Reception up to Year 6

When applying for Upton Cross Primary School, you will be given the option to select either site. These are Upton Cross Primary School and Upton Cross Primary School - Kirton Road. 

The Governing Body of Upton Cross Primary School and the Learning In Harmony Trust, have adopted the Local Authority’s Determined Arrangements.

Determined Admission Arrangements - September 2022 - Click Here

Further information - https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/determined-admissions-arrangements-september-202223

Reception Admission for September 2022 entry

For all children born from 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for a reception class place in an infant or primary school for September 2022 entry.  

We are going to School Guidance Document.

Click here to view the We are going to School guidance document.

National closing date for on-time reception applications 15 January 2022

National offer date for on-time reception applicants 19 April 2022

All reception 2022 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority.

For children living in Newham, families must apply via the 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 authorities ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

London Borough of Newham’s Determined Arrangements for the 2021/2022 (entry from September 2022) 

Click here 

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal

The Pan London eAdmissions portal opens 1st September 2020 for September 2021 reception applications.

www.eadmissions.org.uk

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

Guidance on how to create an eAdmissions account can be found here.

Pan London Co-ordinated Scheme

https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/1975/pan-london-schemes-2021-22

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

Moving from primary to secondary school in September 2022

Year 7 Admission for September 2022

For all children born from 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for year 7 secondary school place for September 2020, unless the child is on roll at an All Through school (Chobham Academy, Langdon Academy or School 21) as they will automatically move into year 7 unless they would prefer another school.

All year 7 applications for September 2022 must be made through the family’s home local authority.?

We are starting School - Newham Secondary Admissions Prospectus 

Click here to view the We are going to secondary school guidance document

National closing date for on time year 7 applications 31st October 2021

National offer date for on time year 7 applicants 1st March 2022

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 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