The staff, governing body and pupils of Kingsford Community 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 Kingsford Community School. They determine the selection criteria for school applications, as well as the admissions arrangements for pupils with disabilities. All applications for this school must be made through London Borough of Newham’s Pupil Services, not this school.
Moving from primary to secondary school in September 2022
For all children born from 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 inclusive, you will need to apply for year 7 secondary school place for September 2022. All Year 7 September 2022 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority by the 31st October 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.
Please click here for the Information on the Year 7 application process.
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.
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.
- Attends a link school.
The links below will assist you with making your application:
- Starting Secondary School in September 2022
- Information on the Year 7 application process
- Newham School Finder
- How to register for eAdmissions
- Pan London eAdmissions portal (The portal opens on 1st September 2021)
- Pan London coordinated admissions
- Determined Admission Arrangements for September 2022 entry
- Waiting lists
In Year admissions into secondary school (mid term and mid phase)
If a family arrives in Newham during the school year 2021/2022 and their child needs a school place they must complete an 'In Year' form naming their preferred schools.
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.
Before submitting a secondary school 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.
Determined Arrangements for September 2021 onwards entry
We recommend you use the Newham School Finder tool to determine the location of your preferred Newham schools and calculate home to school distances.
Please note that you may not be offered the school of your choice, if there are no vacancies at that school. Please click here for information on waiting lists.
- Preparing to join Secondary School
- Year 6-7 Induction Day and Parent Information Evening
- Support workshops for Year 6 parents
- Preparing to join Year 7 at Kingsford in September