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Kensington Primary School

Kensington Primary School


All admissions for this school (excluding Nursery) are organised centrally via the London Borough of Newham who is the Admission Authority. Application forms are available online or through contacting the council 020 8430 2000. 

At Kensington Primary School we recognise that choosing the right school for your child is extremely important and that each school has its individual characteristics.

We welcome visits by parents or carers and the child/ren to view the school and for discussions with the Head Teacher.

Parents are requested to contact the school to arrange an appointment on 020 8470 2339.

Nursery and Reception admissions in September accept children born between 1st September and 31st August. Admissions forms and school information packs can be obtained from the school office.

Pupils are admitted to the school in line with the London Borough of Newham Admissions Policy.

We have included a number of links below to help you apply for a school place for your child.

Admission for entry from September 2018/19

  • LB Newham Primary School Admissions web pages click here
  • ‘In Year’ School Admissions Application – aka mid term or mid phase click here

Primary (Reception) admission for entry from September 2019

This applies to children born 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2015. The national closing date for applications was Monday 15 January 2019.
If you have not applied yet, you can still complete an application. The sooner you do this, the better chance you have of a getting a place at one of your preferred schools.

  • Pan London eadmissions portal click here
  • Pan London Schemes for 2019-20  click here
  • Determined Admission Arrangements for 2019 entry click here
  • LB Newham Primary for 2019 Admission web pages click here
  • Starting Primary School Prospectus Autumn 2018 click here

Places available in our Nursery for September 2019

If your child is born between 1st September 2015 to 31st August 2016 and you would like for them to attend our outstanding Nursery please collect the application pack from the school’s office and return it by 31st March 2019.  You can also download the application pack below that can be submitted via the school email address together with your child's full birth certificate, passport (if they have one) and two proofs of your home address (tenancy agreement, council tax, gas/electricity bill, bank statement).

Our Nursery provides excellent resources that will enable your child to develop in all areas of learning and prepare them for main school.

Useful links for all school admissions


If you have any further queries or questions relating to admissions, please contact the school and our Admissions Officer will be happy to help you.

  • Tapscott Learning Trust
  • Ofsted Outstanding Logo
  • Music Mark
  • RE Quality Bronze
  • Bronze Star 2016
  • TES School Award
  • Primary Geography Quality Mark
  • Primary Science Quality Mark
  • SSAT Educational Outcomes 2016
  • Autism Education Trust
  • School Games
  • Artsmark Silver Award
  • Eco-Schools
  • IQM centre of excellence
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  • Stonewall Education Champion