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Rebecca Cheetham Nursery & Children's Centre

Rebecca Cheetham Nursery & Children's Centre

Primary Admissions

The London Borough of Newham is the Admission Authority for this school who organise all admissions centrally. Application forms are available online or through contacting the council 020 8430 2000.

Reception Admission for September 2024 entry

For all children born from 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 inclusive, their parents/carers will need to apply for a reception class place in an infant or primary school for September 2024 entry.  
National closing date for on time reception applications 15 January 2024

National offer date for on time reception applicants 16 April 2024

All reception 2024 applications must be made through the family’s home local authority.‚Äč

For children living in Newham families must apply via London Borough of Newham. 

Even if your child has a sibling that attends your preferred school, you will still need to make an eadmissions application.

Before submitting a reception application we strongly recommend all families read the Primary School Prospectus 2023 edition of the local authorities ‘Starting Primary School’ guide and find out information about the school you are interested in.

Information about the reception process for September 2024 entry

Link to Pan London eAdmissions portal – opens 1 September 2023 for September 2024 reception applications Click Link to eAdmissions website

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. 
Newham School Fact Finder Link 


Fair Access

The law requires that each local authority must have a Fair Access Protocol (FAP), agreed with the majority of schools in its area to ensure that for In Year admissions unplaced children, especially the most vulnerable, are offered a place at a suitable school as quickly as possible.  In agreeing a protocol, the local authority must ensure that no school - including those with available places - is asked to take a disproportionate number of children who have been excluded from other schools, or who have challenging behaviour.  Rebecca Cheetham Nursery and Children's Centre has signed up to the LB Newham’s Fair Access Protocol.

Starting Primary school - please click on the link to view LBN' Admissions website.

Click here to link to the eAdmissions website.

  • Ofsted Outstanding
  • Wellbeing Award
  • IQM Flagship Award