Admissions to St Mary's Catholic Primary School
Reception Intake : Academic Year 2018/2019
For those parents interested in applying for a place at St Mary's Catholic Primary School for the Reception Intake 2018/2019 (those children born between 01.09.2013 & 31.08.2014) the Waltham Forest Primary Brochure containing criteria for all schools and information on how to apply will be available from September 2017.
Brochures are available online via the London Borough of Waltham Forest Website or can be obtained directly from Waltham Forest Pupil Admissions, Telephone 020 8496 3000 (Option 5 - Admissions) (or in person at Sycamore House, Walthamstow Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4JX - opening times 9.30 am - 4.30 pm, Mondays to Fridays. (Postal Address only: 1A Harvey Road, Leytonstone, E11 3DB)
A limited number of Primary Brochures will also be available from primary schools and nursery schools (state and private).
Applications can be made on-line from September at www.eadmissions.org.uk and parents are encouraged to use this route if at all possible. Alternatively, a paper application can be submitted using the 'Common Application Form' (CAF) obtainable from Primary Admissions. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2018.
Parents/carers who want to support their application with a copy of the Certificate of Catholic Practice need to make an appointment with their parish priest to obtain and complete the certificate. The child’s original baptism certificate will also need to be seen by the school. It is the responsibility of the parents /carers to ensure all supporting documentation is returned to the school office on or before the 15th January 2018.
As well as appearing in the Waltham Forest Primary Brochure, the school's criteria can be found in the School Prospectus and the school's Admissions Policy, both available to download below or directly from the school office.
Parish Boundary maps are also available to download for your information.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to telephone Mrs Lockwood in the school office on 020 8529 4723 (select Option 2).
Appeal Timetable for Reception Intake 2018/2019
Closing date for submitting Appeal Form is Monday 14th May 2018.
2017/2018 Intake - Admissions Policy
The Governing Body of St Mary's Catholic Primary School have agreed the criteria for 2017/2018 for admission to this school. A copy of the document can be downloaded following the link below from Tuesday, 1st March 2016.
The School Prospectus
Prospective parents may download the school's latest Prospectus below. Please note this document is reviewed annually and may be subject to changes at that review or at any other time if this is deemed appropriate. Please contact the school if you want to clarify a particular point.
The Prospectus is also available to collect direct from the school office.
Annual Reception Intakes For Future Academic Years
Reception intakes are co-ordinated by the Borough and the application process commences in the year before your child is due to start school. At that time, information will be available from Waltham Forest Pupil Admissions - Telephone: 020 8496 3000 (Option 5 - Admissions). Information will also be available on their website at www.walthamforest.gov.uk If calling in person the address for personal callers is Sycamore House, Walthamstow Town Hall Complex, Forest Road, E17 4JX - opening times 9.30 am - 4.30 pm, Mondays to Fridays. (Postal Address only: 1A Harvey Road, Leytonstone, E11 3DB)
The dates set out below are based on information to hand at this time (Sept 2017) and are subject to change. You should not rely solely on the information below as it is intended as a guide only to the timeframe for future admission rounds.
|Child's DOB||Academic Year of Entry*||Application Process Starts**|
* Academic Year runs from 1st September to 31st August in any year
** Based on information available at present
Year 3 Applications - Academic Year 2017/2018
From September 2017, two school places will be available in the Year 3 class (academic year 2017/2018) and parents of children born between 01.09.2009 – 31.08.2010 and currently in Year 2 are invited to apply. If interested, please contact the school office for an application pack. Alternatively, please find application attached for you to print.
The closing date for the return of completed application forms is midday on Monday 3rd July 2017.