If you would like your child to attend Thomas Gamuel Primary School, visit the Waltham Forest Admissions webpage for more information.
If you have any problems with or concerns about the application process:
If your child was born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015, they will be due to start Reception in September 2019. Even if your child currently attends a nursery attached to a school or has a sibling already at the school you must apply for a Reception place.The closing date for the September 2019 intake was 15th January 2019, should you wish to apply for a school place you will need to make an 'in year application' by contacting Waltham Forest Council's Admissions Service.
Before making the application:
Key points to be aware of:
Online applications can be made for both secondary transfer and reception applications at: www.eadmissions.org.uk. Online is the preferred method of applying. Paper application forms are available on the Waltham Forest website.
National Offer Day takes place on 1st March for secondary transfer and 16 April for reception. You will receive an email on allocation date to let you know the results of your application. If you have submitted a paper application then you will be written to on this date. You will be told:
If your application for a school place is unsuccessful, and you would like to make an appeal, please download our appeals form by clicking here.
If your child was born between 1st September 2015 and 31st August 2016, they will be due to start Reception in September 2020. Even if your child currently attends a nursery attached to a school or has a sibling already at the school you must apply for a Reception place.
To view our admission arrangements for September 2020, please click here.
The proportion of most-able pupils working at greater depth and at higher levels in reading, writing and mathematics is increasing... due to improvements in teaching
Ofsted report, October 2016