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 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018, they will be due to start Reception in September 2022. 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 2022 intake is 15 January 2022.
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 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019, they will be due to start Reception in September 2023. 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 admissions policies, please see the policies page of this website.
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