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Nursery Spaces Available!

We have great news that we have spaces available in our school nursery. You are more than welcome to contact the school to arrange an appointment with our Early Years lead, Miss Webb, to visit the school and speak to staff.

Spaces are available for children over 3 years old; however you are welcome to put your child on our waiting list from their 2nd birthday. You will then be contacted closer to their 3rd birthday to complete their admission meeting and offered a place with start date.

You will need to complete an application form which  can be found here, and provide the documents requested to the school office.

Admissions

Gainsborough Primary School staff, pupils and governing body welcome you to apply for a place for your child at our school.

The London Borough of Newham is the Admission Authority for Gainsborough, they organise all admissions (except Nursery) centrally.

Applications forms are available online or through contacting Pupil Services on 020 8430 2000.

https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/4228/lb-newham-school-admission-arrangements-sept-2023

The Governing Body/Trust of Gainsborough Primary School has formally agreed to adopt the London Borough of Newham’s Admission Arrangements for September 2023 entry 

Reception Admissions

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

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

Link to Pan London e-admissions portal - closing 15th January 2022 for September 2022 reception applications

www.eadmissions.org.uk 

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 2021 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 2022 entry can be found here

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/primary-school-admissions?documentId=37&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/172/primary-school-fact-finder  

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

If your family arrives in Newham during the school year 2021/2022 and your child needs a school place in the borough you must complete an in year form naming your preferred schools. A decision and place are usually offered within 10 days.

The place offered may not be at the school you prefer as that school may not have a suitable place available.

Further information regarding In Year Admissions for 1 September 2021 to August 2022 (Year Groups Reception to Year 6) can be found here

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

In Year school application form (all year groups) for September 2020 to August 2021 can be found here

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

Infant to junior school transition for September 2022 entry

Children born from 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 who attend an infant school, will need to apply a year 3 junior place in an infant or primary school for September 2022.  This does not apply to children who attend a primary school unless their parent/carer wants to change their child’s school for September 2022.

National closing date for on time junior applications 15 January 2022

National offer date for on time junior applicants 16 April 2022

All junior school (or year 3 in a primary school school) applications for 2021 entry 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 lives 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 with children on roll in a year 2 class of an infant school must apply for a junior place in a school, even if the child:

  • Has a brother or sister who attending this school.

Before submitting a junior school application we strongly recommend all families read the autumn 2021 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

Information about the infant school to junior school transition process for September 2021 entry can be found here

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

Moving from primary to secondary school in September 2022

If your child was born between 1st September 2010 and 31st August 2011, you will need to apply for a secondary school place for September 2022.

The deadline for secondary school application is 31st October 2021.

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

If your child lives outside Newham but you want 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 2021 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)

Year 7 Admission for September 2022.

Information on the year 7 application process can be found here

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

Determined Arrangements for September 2022 entry can be found here   

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

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

Waiting lists

https://www.newham.gov.uk/schools-education/offer-places/1