Kingsford Community School

Admissions

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Starting Secondary School in Autumn 2020

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 this school.

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 2021

Year 7 Admission for September 2021

For all children born from 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 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 a place at another school. 

All Year 7 for September 2021 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority.

National closing date for on time year 7 applications 31st October 2020

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

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 2021 entry    

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

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2020 for September 2021 year 7 applications

www.eadmissions.org.uk

Guidance on creating an eAdmissions account and applying

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

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

If a family arrives in Newham during the school year 2020/2021 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 2020 to 16 July 2021 (Year Groups: 7 to 11)

Before submitting a secondary school 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.

Determined Arrangements for September 2020 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 2020 to July 2021
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/homepage/171/secondary-school-fact-finder

 

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Waiting lists

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

 

 

 

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