CONTACT US

St. Winefride’s Catholic Primary School Church Road, Manor Park
London E12 6HB

T: 020 8478 0510
F: 020 8470 1937
E: info@st-winefrides.newham.sch.uk

MISSION STATEMENT

“We celebrate God's love for everyone.

We enjoy learning and growing together, in our caring and welcoming family.”

Jesus said,
"Let the children come to me."

ADMISSIONS

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Dear parents/carers,

We 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.

Normal Admissions
If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016, you will need to apply for a reception class place in St Winefride’s Catholic Primary School for September 2020.

If your child lives in Newham you will need to apply via London Borough of Newham. But if your child lives outside Newham, but you want them to go to school in Newham, you will need to apply through the local authority in the borough in which you live.

Remember, you must always apply for a place, even if your child:

  • Already attends the nursery of your preferred school
    OR
  • They have a brother or sister who attends the schools

As we are a Catholic School, if you would like your child to be considered under our faith based criterion you must complete and return our Supplementary Information Form to the school.

Reception Admission for September 2020

- Newham Deanery Determined Admissions Arrangements 2020
- Link to Pan London eadmissions – opens 1 September 2020 for September 2020 reception applications
- Pan London Co-ordinated Admissions
- Supplementary Information Form for 2020 entry
- Newham Catholic Deanery Admissions Policy 2020
- Diocese of Brentwood guidance for the Certificate of Catholic Practice
- Starting Primary School 2020

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 your family arrives in Newham during the school year 2019/2020 and your child needs a school place in the borough you must complete an In Year form and you are usually given a place within 10 days.

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

In Year Admissions for September 2019 to August 2020 (Year Groups Reception to Year 6)

- Newham Deanery Determined Admissions Arrangements 2019 onwards entry
- In Year school application form (all year groups) for September 2019 to August 2020
- Supplementary Information Form for 2019 entry
- Newham Catholic Deanery Admissions Policy 2019
- Diocese of Brentwood guidance for the Certificate of Catholic Practice

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.

Starting Secondary School Autumn 2019 – Includes information on In Year Admissions 2019/2020

Moving from primary to secondary school in September 2020

If your child was born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009, you will need to apply for a secondary school place for September 2020.

If your child lives in Newham you will need to apply via London Borough of Newham. But if your child lives outside Newham, but you want him or her to go to school in Newham, you will need to apply through the local authority in the borough in which you live.

We recommend that the families of all of our year 6 pupils attend as many of the Open Days and Open Evenings at the schools across Newham before making a decision which schools to name as a preference.

To maximise your opportunities of getting a place at one of your preferred secondary schools name six schools with at least one being your local school.

Remember, you must apply for a place, even if your 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)

- Link to Pan London eadmissions
- London Borough of Newham primary to secondary transition web pages

Useful websites for admissions

- Gov.UK
- LB Newham School Fact Finder
- Ace Education – Independent Advice for Parents and Carers

If you are a practising Catholic, ask your priest for a completed Certificate of Practice. For information on our local parish please see their website.