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Whybridge

Infant School

'Learning together to make a difference'

Havering school admissions process and in-year school transfers

When Should You Apply For A School Place?

To join our school:

  • Your child is the right age to attend Reception next year (4 turning 5 in the school year Sep - Aug) and you wish for them to attend our school - there is no automatic transfer from Little Rascals or any other pre-schools/ nurseries).
  • Your child is currently in a different school (Years R, 1, 2) and you wish to make an in-year transfer to our school.

To leave our school:

  • Your child is currently in Year 2 at our school and will need a junior place in September - there is no automatic transfer to Whybridge Juniors or any other junor schools.
  • Your child is currently in our school (Years R, 1, 2) and you wish to make an in-year transfer to another school.

Annual Intake for Infant Reception Classes

(and Junior Year 3 Classes)

Admissions for all Havering schools are managed by the local authority.  You must apply through them if you would like your child to attend our school.  We are bound by the local authority's policy for admissions and can not admit your child to our school independently.  The process for doing this is linked lower down this page.

  • Applications open every September
  • Applications closing deadline is mid-January (see below link for this year's exact date)
  • Places are offered in April in order of policy rankings of needs priorities (waiting lists are created for schools which may be oversubscribed)
  • Schools liaise with local authority to confirm places/ waiting lists etc
  • Schools contact the parents with offered places
  • Intake happens in the following September

 

In-Year School Transfers

The Havering school admissions team manage the in-year application process on behalf of all schools in Havering. You must therefore apply according to the in-year process set out on the link below

  • Apply for a transfer between schools during the year
  • Local authority will put you on a waiting list for the chosen school and year group
  • Local authority will contact you once a place becomes available if you are at the top of the list
  • Local authority will contact the chosen school to inform them of the offer they have made to you
  • You have two weeks to accept the offer with the school (in our school we will contact you within 1 week of being notified by the local authority that you have been offered a place with us)
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